Translation of "principle" - English-Korean 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.

주의상, 도덕적으로
She doesn’t wear fur on principle.

(Translation of “principle” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)