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Theories and sets of beliefs

theory

noun

the set of general principles that a particular subject is based on

culture

noun

a set of ideas, beliefs, and ways of behaving of a particular organization or group of people

philosophy

noun

a system of theories developed by someone as a result of the study of philosophy

ideology

noun

a system of ideas and principles on which a political or economic theory is based

doctrine

noun

a set of principles or beliefs, especially religious or political ones

dogma

noun

a belief or set of beliefs that people are expected to accept without asking questions about them

ground

noun

someone’s set of opinions or attitudes

frame of reference

noun

a particular set of principles or ideas that you base your behaviour, judgments, or attitudes on

the spirit of the times/age

the ideas, beliefs, and style of a particular period of time

ism

noun

a theory or set of beliefs

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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