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She took a principled stand on funding public education.
a high-principled art expert who always told clients what he honestly thought their items were worth
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Now, with a single misbegotten turn of phrase, Trump had turned them from petulant protesters into principled defenders of the First Amendment.
The principled stand drew some plaudits, but also plenty of complaints.
But the fire in those women’s chants echoing through capitol domes is no surprise to this daughter of southern Kansas — where undervalued, uncompromising women in public school classrooms were my first heroes and models of principled defiance.
While many saw it as a principled move, Dick’s was simply reducing its exposure to a category that has been declining for a long time anyway.
But no matter the size of the screen, the job is still big — so, here's some advice, both practical and principled, from directors at all levels for the next generation of women looking to step behind the camera.
In the years since, Gillibrand has made a name for herself as an ambitious, principled lawmaker, with — recently — a bit of a sailor’s mouth.
Maycomb, of course, was based on Monroeville, Lee's hometown in Alabama, and the character of Atticus, a thoughtful and principled lawyer, was inspired by her father, Amasa Coleman Lee.
Earl was highly principled, with little tolerance for injustice.
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Definition of principled for English Language Learners
: having, based on, or relating to strong beliefs about what is right and wrong
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