Übersetzung von “principle” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch

principle

noun uk /ˈprɪn·sɪ·pl/ us /ˈprɪn·sə·pəl/

a belief about how you should behave

princípio
He must be punished – it’s a matter of principle.
on principle

If you refuse to do something on principle, you refuse to do it because you think it is wrong.

por princípio
She doesn’t wear fur on principle.

(Übersetzung von “principle” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)