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school of thought

[ skooluhv thawt ]
/ ˈskul əv ˈθɔt /
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noun
a unifying philosophy or particular point of view with a group of adherents: One school of thought in international diplomacy values cultural exchange as highly as the traditional diplomatic work.
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Origin of school of thought

First recorded in 1825–30
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