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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishorthodoxyor‧tho‧dox‧y /ˈɔːθədɒksi $ ˈɔːrθədɑː-/ noun (plural orthodoxies)  [countable, uncountable]CONVENTIONAL an idea or set of ideas that is accepted by most people to be correct and right He challenged the political orthodoxy of his time. These ideas have now become part of educational orthodoxy.
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orthodoxyThere were local differences between the practice of the different churches long after there was a semblance of conformity and orthodoxy.This new sort of avant-garde promotes, not heterodoxy and modernist autonomization, but orthodoxy and dis-autonomization.Ratzinger was seen in the Vatican as the "guardian of Catholic orthodoxy."This much is social democratic orthodoxy.Although the aims of these events were far from revolutionary, they gave the supporters of Francoist orthodoxy particular pause.The militancy of sectarian party orthodoxy is fused with the militancy of rebellion against personal oppression.Early feminists challenged the social and political orthodoxy of their time.The inculcation of political orthodoxy and instruction of a more coercive nature was left strictly in the hands of the Party.Nor has the return to political orthodoxy reduced corruption.
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