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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: 'he or she holds', from tenere; TENOR

tenet

noun
     
Related topics: Religion
ten‧et [countable]
RR a principle or belief, especially one that is part of a larger system of beliefs
central/basic/fundamental etc tenet
one of the basic tenets of democracy
tenet of
the main tenet of his philosophy

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