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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]

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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Knox also complains that the word Parliament, which to an English ideologist like himself refers only to the House of Commons and the House of Lords, "means in respect to the Colonies, the house of Burgesses in Virginia, and the other colony assemblies." (105).
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Talking to the party delegates, the PML leaders said that PML had strong ideologist foundations.
It should come as no surprise that the Italian ideologist Mazzini himself was the person who dubbed Vassil Levski the apostle of freedom.
"He was killed, but his place will be taken over by some other ideologist," newswires quoted Yunus-Bek Yevkurov as saying.
Banna, also known as Abu Aymen al-Masri, was said to be an "ideologist" of the group.
It means that this ideologist of the Social Democrat Party could be in a schizophrenic situation, where he can loudly question himself or even argue with himself during the hearing.
Eldad, who died in 1996, was the chief propagandist and ideologist of the LEHI and is a figure largely unknown to American Jews.
A leaked Pentagon briefing branded it an enemy of the US and backer of terrorism "at every level of the chain from planners to financiers, cadre to footsoldier, ideologist to cheerleader".
Eastland, who served in the Reagan Justice Department and wrote an earlier anti-affirmative action book with GOP ideologist William Bennett, has honed his arrows for years.
This is a fairly serious omission because, Bevan apart, Foot was possibly the most influential ideologist on the Labour left during the first three post-war decades.