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de fide

[de-fee-de; English dee-fi-dee] /dɛˈfi dɛ; English diˈfɪ di/
adjective, Latin.
of the faith: a phrase used in the Roman Catholic Church to qualify certain teachings as being divinely revealed, belief in them therefore being obligatory. Unabridged
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de fide

/diː ˈfaɪdɪ/
(RC Church) (of a doctrine) belonging to the essentials of the faith, esp by virtue of a papal ruling
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literally: from faith
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