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Definitions of principle:

part of speech: noun

Chief or important constituent.

part of speech: noun

1. A continuously acting power or force. 2. The essential ingredient in a drug or chemical compound.

Usage examples for principle:

  • " Something upon that principle said Dr. Lacey, laughing, " but," he continued, " I am glad to see you, Mr. Middleton. "Tempest and Sunshine", Mary J. Holmes
  • It is a question of principle which means more to Englishmen than life itself. "Richard Carvel, Volume 5", Winston Churchill
  • There is not even the live and let live principle in that. "All's for the Best", T. S. Arthur

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