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Heterodox

Aug 11, 2016 12:58 IST

Meaning: Characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

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We considet the LGTB community hererodox, but many acitvists continually fight for their rights.

Pronunciation: het-er-uh-doks

Usage/Example: 1. It's not just taxes where Trump betrays his heterodox rhetoric to embrace unpopular, orthodox conservative policy. (Source: Vox)

2. Many among the heterodox would have us believe that their paradigm worked perfectly well in 2008 and after. (Source: BTVi)

3. Mr. Johnson is an amalgam of heterodox positions: anti-tax, antiwar, pro-immigration, pro-free trade and, most of all, pro-marijuana legalization. (Source: New York Times)

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