article of faith


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"?
  • 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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