Die Übersetzung von "principle" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /ˈprinsəpəl/

a general truth, rule or law

the principle of gravity.

the theory by which a machine etc works

the principle of the jet engine.
principles noun plural

one’s own personal rules or standards of behaviour

It is against my principles to borrow money.
in principle

in general, as opposed to in detail

en principe
In principle, we shoudl be able to complete the work by the beginning of July.
on principle

because of one’s principles

par principe
I never borrow money, on principle.
high moral principles (not principals).

(Die Übersetzung von "principle" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)