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ideology

 [i″de-ol´o-je, id″e-ol´o-je]
1. the science of the development of ideas.
2. the body of ideas characteristic of an individual or of a social unit.

i·de·ol·o·gy

(ī'dē-ol'ŏ-jē, id-ē-),
The composite system of ideas, beliefs, and attitudes that constitutes an individual's or group's organized view of others.
[ideo- + G. logos, study]

ideology

/ide·ol·o·gy/ (i″de-ol´ah-je) (id″e-)
1. the science of the development of ideas.
2. the body of ideas characteristic of an individual or of a social unit.

ideology

[ī′de·ol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, idea
a scheme of ideas or systematic organization of ideas associated with doctrine and philosophy.

i·de·ol·o·gy

(ī'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The powerful and authoritative messages communicated through language or culture that tell us who we are and how we are to behave.
[ideo- + G. logos, study]
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