Synonyms of principle in English:

principle

noun

Phrases

in principle

  • 1 there is no reason, in principle, why we couldn't work together
    in theory, theoretically, on paper, in an ideal world; French en principe

principle or principal?Although the words principle and principal are pronounced in the same way, they do not have the same meaning. Principle is a noun meaning ‘a fundamental basis of a system of thought or belief’, as in this is one of the basic principles of democracy . Principal, on the other hand, is normally an adjective meaning ‘main or most important’, as in one of the country's principal cities . Principal can also be a noun, where it is used to refer to the most senior or most important person in an organization or other group ( the deputy principal ).

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