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Definition of high-principled in English:

adjective

Acting in accordance with morality and showing recognition of right and wrong: high-principled idealists bent on re-establishing democracy
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  • They would have to be very high-principled to reject the chance of getting something for nothing.
  • He was a very high-principled young man, who was a model citizen.
  • He urged those gathered to "remain high-principled people who care about spiritual values rather than material goods."

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