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principle

noun
 
/ˈprɪn·sɪ·pl/
a belief about how you should behave
원칙
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.
Translations of “principle”
in Arabic مَبْدَأ…
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-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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