principle noun (BASIC IDEA) translation to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "principle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


[C] a basic idea or rule that explains or controls how something happens or works
the principles of the criminal justice system
The country is run on socialist principles.
The machine works according to the principle of electromagnetic conduction.
The organization works on the principle that all members have the same rights.
→  See also first principles Ideas, concepts and theories
in principle If you agree with or believe something in principle, you agree with the idea in general, although you might not support it in reality or in every situation
In principle I agree with the idea, but in practice it's not always possible.
They have approved the changes in principle.
Translations of “principle”
in Arabic مَبْدَأ…
in Korean 원칙…
in Malaysian prinsip…
in French principe…
in Turkish ilke, prensip, genel kural ve uygulamalar…
in Italian principio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本思想, 原理, 原則…
in Russian принцип, правило…
in Polish zasada, zasady…
in Vietnamese nguyên lý, nguyên tắc cấu tạo…
in Spanish principio…
in Portuguese princípio…
in Thai กฎ, ทฤษฎี…
in German das Gesetz, die Grundregel…
in Catalan principi…
in Japanese 道義, 主義, 信条…
in Indonesian prinsip…
(Definition of principle noun (BASIC IDEA) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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