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article of faith

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noun
  1. a fundamental belief; tenet.
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Origin of article of faith

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
Also called article of belief.
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British Dictionary definitions for article of faith

article of faith

noun
  1. Christianity any of the clauses or propositions into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided
  2. a deeply held belief
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