Übersetzung von “principle” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


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

a belief about how you should behave

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 principios
She doesn’t wear fur on principle.

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


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/behavior

It is against my principles to borrow money.
in principle

in general, as opposed to in detail

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

because of one’s principles

por principio
I never borrow money, on principle.
high moral principles (not principals).

(Übersetzung von “principle” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)