Translation of "principle" - English-Arabic dictionary


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.

تَمَشّيًا مع مبادِئه
She doesn’t wear fur on principle.

(Translation of “principle” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)