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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rule used in deciding how to behave.

Usage examples (39)
  • At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
  • The principle of the conservation of mass
  • The principle of jet propulsion
  • A man of principle for more
Tutoring comment
  • A good principal (one who runs a school) should share good principles (rules for deciding how to behave) with the students.
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