Though the design of decoys has transformed from rustic to artistic, the main tenets of construction have remained the same throughout the years. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The sanctity of cattle is a central tenet of the religion. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Everything could and must be reduced to a single central tenet. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)The basic tenet of our law is innocent until proven guilty. The Sun (2014)Yet the fact remains that one of the basic tenets of any business is protecting your assets. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To have done that would have been to betray the basic tenet of their religion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The two composers did share basic aesthetic tenets. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The central tenets of policy remained the same, as did the desire to reform where possible. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Lottery is based on a simple tenet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The notion of building a business as a long-term proposition is a basic tenet for the organisation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Critics claim that the killing is simply for pleasure, which undermines a basic tenet of conservation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But broadcasting was not closely attuned to the preferences of viewers, or to the basic tenets of efficient operation. The Media in Britain Today (1990)It's amazing how much progress you can make just by observing the basic tenets of decent health and decent manners. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It includes reliance on superstitions, as well as religious tenets such as belief in the survival of the soul after death. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Formed as a socialist party, its commitment to public ownership of large parts of the economy was a central tenet for many years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But not the basic tenet of central TV rights sales. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They certainly don't deserve the right or power to destroy the basic tenets of civilised society simply because there are profits to be made. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet the central tenet of the human condition - love - seems utterly foreign to your understanding. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Forgiveness is, of course, a tenet central to most religions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This would appear to support the central tenet of the movement - that healthy soil results in healthy plants, which results in healthy consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His central tenet that hunger is not a natural catastrophe - it emerges into public view within historical contexts and for precise political reasons - is compelling. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， tenet 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: tenet NOUN
The tenets of a theory or belief are the main principles on which it is based.
Non-violence and patience are the central tenets of their faith.
tenet 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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