Definition of principled in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈprɪnsɪp(ə)ld


  • 2(Of a system or method) based on a given set of rules: a coherent and principled approach
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    • It says that there is no principled way to decide that some limitations on land use are takings and others are not.
    • These five justices have all the right in the world to have their own principled way of interpreting the constitution.
    • But there are several reductions of arithmetic to set theory, and seemingly no principled way to decide between them.

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