principle


principle
n.

1) to establish, formulate, lay down a principle

2) to adhere to, apply a principle

3) to betray, compromise one's principles

4) a basic; general; guiding; high; sound; strict principle

5) the principle that + clause (we adhere to the principle that everyone should be treated fairly)

6) in principle (to agree in principle)

7) (misc.) a matter, question; person of principle

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['prɪnsɪp(ə)l]
apply a principle
compromise one's principles
formulate
guiding
lay down a principle
person of principle
strict principle
(misc.) a matter
a basic
to adhere to
to betray
to establish
in principle (to agree in principle)
the principle that + clause (we adhere to the principle that everyone should be treated fairly)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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