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Meaning of DOCTRINAL

Pronunciation:  'dâktrunl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  relating to or involving or preoccupied with doctrine; "quibbling over doctrinal minutiae"
 

DOCTRINAL is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Doc"tri*nal\, a. [LL. doctrinalis, fr. L. doctrina:
    cf. F. doctrinal. See {Doctrine}.]
    1. Pertaining to, or containing, doctrine or something taught
       and to be believed; as, a doctrinal observation.
       ``Doctrinal clauses.'' --Macaulay.
    
    2. Pertaining to, or having to do with, teaching.
    
             The word of God serveth no otherwise than in the
             nature of a doctrinal instrument.     -- Hooker.
    
    
  2. \Doc"tri*nal\, n.
    A matter of doctrine; also, a system of doctrines. --T.
    Goodwin. Sir T. Elyot.
    
    
 

 

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