dogma

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From Latin dogma (philosophical tenet), from Ancient Greek δόγμα (dogma, opinion, tenet), from δοκέω (dokeō, I seem good, think) (more at decent). Treated in the 17c. -18c. as Greek, with plural dogmata.

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dogma (plural dogmas or dogmata)

  1. An authoritative principle, belief or statement of opinion, especially one considered to be absolutely true regardless of evidence, or without evidence to support it.
    The unforgiving dogma of Stalinism is that what the party leader, however cruel and incompetent, decrees, however absurd, must be accepted as law.
  2. A doctrine (or set of doctrines) relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth authoritatively by a religious organization or leader.
    In the Catholic Church, new dogmas can only be declared by the pope after the extremely rare procedure ex cathedra to make them part of the official faith.

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dogma n

  1. dogma (authoritative principle, belief or statement of opinion)

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dogma n (plural dogma's, diminutive dogmaatje n)

  1. A dogma

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdoɡma/
  • Hyphenation: dog‧ma

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dogma (plural dogmaj, accusative singular dogman, accusative plural dogmajn)

  1. dogmatic, dogmatical

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdoɡmɒ/
  • Hyphenation: dog‧ma

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dogma (plural dogmák)

  1. A dogma

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dogma m (plural dogmi)

  1. A dogma

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From Ancient Greek δόγμα (dogma, opinion, tenet), from δοκεῖν (dokein, to seem good, think).

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dogma n (genitive dogmatis); third declension

  1. A philosophic tenet, doctrine, dogma
  2. A decree, order

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Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dogma dogmata
genitive dogmatis dogmatum
dative dogmatī dogmatibus
accusative dogma dogmata
ablative dogmate dogmatibus
vocative dogma dogmata

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dogma n

  1. definite plural of dogme

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dogma n

  1. definite plural of dogme

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dogma m (plural dogmas)

  1. A dogma.

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  • IPA(key): /dôɡma/
  • Hyphenation: dog‧ma

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dȍgma f (Cyrillic spelling до̏гма)

  1. dogma

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From Latin dogma, from Ancient Greek δόγμα (dogma), from δοκέω (dokeō) "I seem good, think".

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dogma m (plural dogmas)

  1. dogma

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