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principle

noun
 
/ˈprɪn·sɪ·pl/
a belief about how you should behave
مَبْدَأ
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.
Translations of “principle”
in Korean 원칙…
in French principe…
in Italian principio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本思想, 原理, 原則…
in Russian принцип, правило…
in Turkish ilke, prensip, genel kural ve uygulamalar…
in Polish zasada, zasady…
in Spanish principio…
in Portuguese princípio…
in German das Gesetz, die Grundregel…
in Catalan principi…
in Japanese 道義, 主義, 信条…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本思想, 原理, 原则…
(Definition of principle from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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