article of faith

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Wookie, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. Wookie

    Wookie Senior Member

    Korea, Korean
    Fighting global warming has been an article of faith in the European Union for years.

    I know what an "article of faith" means but I'm not sure what "article" means here. What's the definition of "article" in an "article of faith"?
  2. kalamazoo Senior Member

    US, English
    It's basically this definition from the Word Ref dictionary
    article, clause
    a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)

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