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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 te·net /ˈtɛnət ||ˈtinət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·et n.  Any opinion, principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine, which a person holds or maintains as true; as, the tenets of Plato or of Cicero.
    That al animals of the land are in their kind in the sea, . . . is a tenet very questionable.   --Sir T. Browne.
    The religious tenets of his family he had early renounced with contempt.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- Dogma; doctrine; opinion; principle; position. See Dogma.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without
          proof [syn: dogma]