basic principle

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Noun1.basic principle - principles from which other truths can be derivedbasic principle - principles from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics"
principle - a basic truth or law or assumption; "the principles of democracy"
ABC, ABCs, ABC's, first principle, first rudiment, rudiment, alphabet - the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"
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4) It largely abandoned the Anglo-Saxon regard for quantity and (5) it retained alliteration not as a basic principle but as an (extremely useful) subordinate device.
But there will seldom be any serious trouble when once its basic principles are understood.
NEW YORK, Oct 1 (KUNA) -- Kuwait First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer co-chaired a panel on the importance of humanity as basic principle of humanitarian action.
For us it's about securing a basic principle of parity.
This is a great challenge not only for Georgia, but the basic principle of the modern international law.
The campaign for a North Wales Prison has been long fought and the basic principle of ensuring a modern prison in the region for those who are currently held elsewhere well established.
In spite of extensive training in the biological and chemical sciences, medical practitioners of Freudian psychoanalysis ignored the basic principle that any scientific explanation of natural phenomena, including human behavior, must be testable.
The basic principle is to concentrate the patients in one place so the people with all the skills required to treat them can work more closely together"
Still, mathematical economists do confirm the basic principle that the cost of labor and the productivity of labor are the determining factors in its employment.
It somewhat dismissed the long-standing basic principle that an accrual-method taxpayer properly deducts a liability in the year in which the liability is incurred, regardless of when it is paid.
The basic principle of risk classification is that you base decisions on sound actuarial principles and reasonably anticipated experience.

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