Principle

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Definition

a principle: an assumption, a belief; a doctrine, a dogma; an ideal, a rule, a standard
noun
Bruno has high principles. He has high standards of behavior.
in principle in general, in theory

Examples

  • "Delavigne is also thrilled to announce that world-famous model and actress Ivana Bümbüm has agreed in principle to represent the Delavigne Company in its upcoming advertising campaign, not only for TigerLily, but for all forthcoming campaigns."
  • "The principle reason for my resignation is my fear of being murdered."

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