doctrinal

[ dok-truh-nl; British also dok-trahyn-l ]
/ ˈdɒk trə nl; British also dɒkˈtraɪn l /

adjective

of, relating to, or concerned with doctrine: a doctrinal dispute.

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Origin of doctrinal

1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin doctrīnālis, equivalent to Latin doctrīn(a) (see doctrine) + -ālis -al1

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doctrinal doctrinaire
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