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principles

noun plural

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  1. 1 general or basic truths on which other truths or theories can be based if you don't learn the principles of algebra now, you won't understand much later on Synonyms of principles ABC(s), alphabet, basics, elements, essentials, fundamentals, grammar, rudiments Words Related to principles basis, bedrock, cornerstone, foundation, groundwork, keystone, underpinning; nitty-gritty; belief, canon, doctrine, dogma, faith, philosophy; axiom, law, precept, tenet; rule, standard; theorem Near Antonyms of principles details, trivia

  2. 2 the code of good conduct for an individual or group stuck to his principles even in the face of extreme pressure Synonyms of principles ethos, morality, morals, norms, ethics, standardsWords Related to principles customs, dictates, etiquette, manners, mores, values; beliefs, dogma, faith, tenets



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