Definition of school of thought in US English:

school of thought

phrase

  • A particular way of thinking, typically one disputed by the speaker.

    ‘a school of thought that calls into question the constitutional foundations of this country’
    • ‘We start to divide up into our groups and our schools of thought.’
    • ‘There are two schools of thought regarding how the government of Alberta operates.’
    • ‘This wide-ranging mastery allows her to describe different schools of thought and research methods with a true distillation rather than simplification.’
    • ‘There are a few schools of thought regarding style.’
    • ‘There are a lot of people who are following too much a particular school of thought.’
    • ‘Now there's obviously two schools of thought in this regard; do you see band as a job/career as well as fun and an outlet, or would you rather not look at it in that way?’
    • ‘This is a very interesting issue because there's two schools of thought here.’
    • ‘There are at least two schools of thought in contention here.’
    • ‘It's these schools of thought that have helped societies understand what drives economies in both developing nations and emerging nations.’
    • ‘Well, there is two schools of thought on that, I suppose.’