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credo

[ kree-doh, krey- ]
/ ˈkri doʊ, ˈkreɪ- /
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noun, plural cre·dos.

(often initial capital letter) the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed.
(often initial capital letter) a musical setting of the creed, usually of the Nicene Creed.
any creed or formula of belief.

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Origin of credo

1150–1200; Middle English <Latin: literally, I believe; first word of the Apostles' and Nicene Creeds in Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for credo (1 of 2)

credo
/ (ˈkriːdəʊ, ˈkreɪ-) /

noun plural -dos

any formal or authorized statement of beliefs, principles, or opinions

British Dictionary definitions for credo (2 of 2)

Credo
/ (ˈkriːdəʊ, ˈkreɪ-) /

noun plural -dos

the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed
a musical setting of the Creed

Word Origin for Credo

C12: from Latin, literally: I believe; first word of the Apostles' and Nicene Creeds
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