Translation of principled in Spanish:
- (before noun/delante del nombre) [person] de principios; [objections] por principio a less principled person una persona con menos principiosExample sentences
- Whistleblowers are highly principled people who are in the job because they thought they could do it in an ethical manner.
- Duff sometimes behaved like a cad to his women; in politics, he was a model of principled behaviour.
- Kevin was principled, courageous, incorruptible, unselfish and a man of great integrity.
- 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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Spain's 1978 Constitution granted areas of competence competencias to each of the autonomous regions it created. It also established that these could be modified by agreements, called estatutos de autonomía or just estatutos, between central government and each of the autonomous regions. The latter do not affect the competencias of central government which controls the army, etc. For example, Navarre, the Basque Country and Catalonia have their own police forces and health services, and collect taxes on behalf of central government. Navarre has its own civil law system, fueros, and can levy taxes which are different to those in the rest of Spain. In 2006, Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia renegotiated their estatutos. The Catalan Estatut was particularly contentious.