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Definitions of principle:

part of speech: noun

A fundamental truth: a law or doctrine from which others are derived: an original faculty of the mind: a settled rule of action: ( chem.) a constituent part.

part of speech: noun

A source or cause; a settled rule or law of conduct; a truth which is general and fundamental; as, the principles of government; reason; uprightness.

part of speech: noun

The cause, source, or origin of anything; an element; ground of action; motive; a constituent part; a fundamental truth; a law comprehending many subordinate truths; a settled law or rule of conduct or action; a tenet or doctrine.

part of speech: verb

To establish firmly in the mind.

part of speech: verb transitive

To establish in principles: to impress with a doctrine.

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