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principled

Pronunciation: /ˈprɪnsəpəld/

Translation of principled in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [person] de principios; [objections] por principio a less principled person una persona con menos principios
    Example 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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