principled

adjective prin·ci·pled \ ˈprin(t)-s(ə-)pəld , -sə-bəld \
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of principled

: exhibiting, based on, or characterized by principle often used in combination

Examples of principled in a Sentence

  1. She took a principled stand on funding public education.

  2. a high-principled art expert who always told clients what he honestly thought their items were worth

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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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