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  1. principle

    • IPA[ˈprinsəpəl]

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    • n.
      a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning;a rule or belief governing one's personal behavior
    • noun: principle, plural noun: principles

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    • 1. a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning:

      the basic principles of Christianity

    • 2. a rule or belief governing one's personal behavior:

      struggling to be true to their own principles

      she resigned over a matter of principle

    • 3. morally correct behavior and attitudes:

      a man of principle

    • 4. a general scientific theorem or law that has numerous special applications across a wide field.
    • 5. a natural law forming the basis for the construction or working of a machine:

      these machines all operate on the same general principle

    • 6. a fundamental source or basis of something:

      the first principle of all things was water

    • 7. a fundamental quality or attribute determining the nature of something; an essence:

      the combination of male and female principles

    • 8. an active or characteristic constituent of a substance, obtained by simple analysis or separation:

      the active principle in the medulla is epinephrine

    • n. the principle that the momentum and position of a particle cannot both be precisely determined at the same time.

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    • ph. because of or in order to demonstrate one's adherence to a particular belief

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    • ph. as a general idea or plan, although the details are not yet established or clear

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    • n. the principle that members of a hierarchy are promoted until they reach the level at which they are no longer competent.

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    • n. the principle that the momentum and position of a particle cannot both be precisely determined at the same time.

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    • ph. because of or in order to demonstrate one's adherence to a particular belief

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    • n. the instinctive drive to seek pleasure and avoid pain, expressed by the id as a basic motivating force which reduces psychic tension.

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    • n. the principle that the introduction of a new product or process whose ultimate effects are disputed or unknown should be resisted. It has mainly been used to prohibit the importation of genetically modified organisms and food.

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    • IPA[ˈprɪnsɪp(ə)l]

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    • n.
      a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behaviour or for a chain of reasoning:
    • the basic principles of justice

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