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school of thought

A particular set of theories, opinions, or ideas have about a given topic. The newest school of thought on parenting insists that we should not punish our children for anything they do wrong, lest we harm their delicate little feelings. The prevailing school of thought is that such a downturn in the economy is a natural reaction to a period of sustained growth.
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school of thought

a particular philosophy or way of thinking about something. One school of thought holds that cats cause allergic reactions. I come from the school of thought that believes people should always be polite.
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a school of thought

COMMON A school of thought is a set of opinions that some people have, when there are other possible opinions. `There's a school of thought that says babies don't feel pain as we do,' he began carefully. The school of thought which demands something be done about obesity is based on a four-step argument.
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school of thought

a particular way of thinking, especially one not followed by the speaker.
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a school of ˈthought

theories or opinions held by particular groups of people: There are two schools of thought on this matter.
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The Barelvi school of thought operates 850 seminaries with 212,500 students, Jamaat-i-Islami has 250 seminaries with 30,000 students, Salafi school of thought has 66 seminaries with 5,625 students and Shias have 25 seminaries with 2,000 students in the province.
At the end of the day, whatever school of thought we gravitate towards, we all want to be doing exactly what Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) brought to us.
The above methodology occurs when al-ImEm al-TurmudhE stands the school of thought which he opts for in the matters of khilEfiyyah and the practice of Muslims who concern the issue of declaration of chosen school of thought and is approved by him.
The Heroic school of thought dismisses the notion of predictability in war, as war is a human endeavor encompassing armed violence directed at achieving an end.
According to the Sahfie school of thought, any skin-to-skin contact between a man and a woman who can be married, or are married, invalidates ablution.
In light of the above, it is possible to establish a connection between each school of thought with the form of intangible capital it emphasizes.
He said there is a school of thought in the Anglican church "that we shouldn't be government functionaries, anyway.
This school of thought seeks to attack the QB with numbers and play some sort of man or combination coverage behind it.
One school of thought says you can't have too many newsfeeds about architecture and the arts.
One school of thought holds that the toxin attacks immune cells called macrophages and that this assault unleashes inflammatory proteins that damage the blood vessels.
Parker also presents original theories--a school of thought called "Urban Inspirational Metaphysics,' a scientific breakdown of rap, and "The HipHop Declaration of Peace;' first unveiled at the United Nations in May 2001.
Or there is the other school of thought - the Charlton school.
We have also found that publications on R&D management can be classified according to the same four forms of reasoning; however, publications favor one school of thought while managers favor a different one.
One school of thought is that it's not a big deal for efficacy trials, that enough people will become infected and will not opt to take [antiretroviral] drugs that you'll be able to get a clean answer.
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