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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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I personally attended this year various sessions in Geneva and discovered to my dismay that the UN's corridors there are infiltrated, under the cover of human rights, by a small army of ideologists deliberately propagating misleading information to United Nations officials.
They were ideologists who did not use drugs or alcohol.
Let new faces not linked to political ideologists enter the chamber.
We emphasised that we are not a political institution or ideologists, but only sought to explain to media colleagues the naked facts of our society.
He urged Muslim countries to play a key role in the coalition against ISIL which cause a threat to the entire world, saying: "The ideologists of militants make a mockery of Islam and prevent its true humanistic values.
Apologists are after some sort of a good career in the future; some pursue deputyship, some seek reputation and material gains and some are eager to serve as honorary ideologists of the regime.
Quite frankly, this nation is utterly fed up with ideologists and theocrats
Many key decision-makers and ideologists of the Islamic Republic of Iran have repeatedly expressed suspicion of the conventional paradigm of economic growth and development.
Summary: Many key decision-makers and ideologists of the Islamic Republic of Iran have repeatedly expressed suspicion of the conventional paradigm of economic growth and development.
MADE in heaven, sold on earth - the very idea of charging the public for water services only ever made sense to right-wing ideologists and money-grabbing private companies.
If this does not happen we then run the risk of being abstract ideologists or fundamentalists, which is not healthy"
Here we deal with the ideologists of the great Serbian idea because the mounting of such a monument is state suicide.