belief system


1. a set of mutually supportive beliefs






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my belief system is important to me

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A 'belief system' is a set of beliefs, ethics or morals an individual or organisation holds as important or at the core of their functioning. Often other decisions are made with the 'belief system' at the core. This phrase is most often used in reference to religious beliefs but can be used for other beliefs also. Useful in social and professional contexts. Similar to ‘morals’ or ‘code of ethics’.

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  1. Belief systems often differ between various ethnic groups. 
  2. The group's belief system was criticised by the judge during the trial.
  3. A belief system leads us to make certain choices as to how we live our lives.

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  1. Our researchers have reformulated the recipe so it is can be marketed to consumers with different belief systems.
  2. The clients' company is extremely ethical so we have to make sure what we offer them aligns with their belief system.

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