principled


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prin·ci·pled

 (prĭn′sə-pəld)
adj.
Based on, marked by, or manifesting principle: a principled decision; a highly principled person.

principled

(ˈprɪnsɪpəld)
adj
a. having high moral principles
b. (in combination): high-principled.

prin•ci•pled

(ˈprɪn sə pəld)

adj.
imbued with moral principles (often used in combination): high-principled.
[1635–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.principled - based on or manifesting objectively defined standards of rightness or morality; "principled pragmatism and unprincipled expediency"; "a principled person"
scrupulous - having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled; "less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance"
unprincipled - lacking principles or moral scruples; "freedom from coarse unprincipled calumny"- A.E.Stevenson

principled

principled

adjective
In accordance with principles of right or good conduct:
Translations

principled

[ˈprɪnsɪpld] ADJ [person] → de fuertes principios; [behaviour, stand] → basado en fuertes principios

principled

adj man, statesmanmit Prinzipien or Grundsätzen, prinzipientreu; high-principledmit hohen Prinzipien or Grundsätzen; to take a principled standseinen Prinzipien treu bleiben; on principled groundsaus prinzipiellen Gründen

principled

[ˈprɪnsɪpld] adj (person, position) → di principio
I didn't know you were so high principled → non ti facevo uno di così elevati principi
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I'm principled about this matter," said she, turning to Miss Ophelia; "you'll find the necessity of it.
Still she behaved generously, and like a high principled woman.
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Prime Minister David Cameron said he accepted "with regret" the resignation - which was applauded by all sides at Westminster as a principled decision.

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