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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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Like previous ideologues, Upadhyay also felt that the Constitution should embody a Hindu political philosophy befitting an ancient nation like Bharat, that of reducing the Indian national idea to a territory and the people on it was fallacious.
Roosevelt wanted the Democratic Party to be more philosophically coherent, but he was hardly an ideologue.
The UPA government had claimed it was not gunning for the governors appointed by the NDA, but hoped that strong BJPRSS ideologues demit office on their own.
This is an example of the text demonstrating the praxis of Johnson's paradigmatic process; as the text of Marx opposes the perception of his own position as an ideologue, it also supports the novel's synchronic allegory by showing that to interact with people in life and accept one's life experience are most important.
Ever since the recall of Gray Davis made the ballot in 2003, Angelides has positioned himself as his party's staunchest ideologue and fiercest obstructionist.
To Reagan's credit, this is hardly the Manichean outlook of an ideologue.
You don't have to be a left-wing ideologue yourself to decide to pay them protection money, which is just what many coca farmers and cocaine producers do.
In appraising its acknowledged masters, architectural history is usually content with a single version: Wright the troubled genius, Le Corbusier the painter in planner's clothing, Gropius the ideologue who lacked an artist's chops.
For example, the author has studied the emergence of the Frente Negra Brasiliera, an ephemeral paulista organization led by an authoritarian, anti-Communist, anti-Semitic ideologue in the 1930s, and claimed it superseded the color divisions within the paulista Afro-Brazilian community and (without documentation) that it left a legacy significant in Brazilian history, particularly the Black Consciousness movement of the 1970s.
Artistically he represented a third closet: a Brechtian ideologue with Richard Rodgers aspirations.
Indeed, Selden is described as "an ideologue possessed" rather than "a practical politician.
Summary: Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Sep 15 (ANI): Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday paid tribute to party's ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay.