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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
principle /'prinsəpl/
  • danh từ
    • gốc, nguồn gốc, yếu tố cơ bản
      • the principle of all good: gốc của mọi điều thiện
    • nguyên lý, nguyên tắc
      • Archimedes's principle: nguyên lý Ac-si-mét
      • in principle: về nguyên tắc, nói chung
    • nguyên tắc đạo đức, phép tắc, phương châm xử thế
      • a man of principle: người sống theo nguyên tắc đạo đức (thẳng thắn, thực thà...)
      • to do something on principle: làm gì theo nguyên tắc
      • to lay down as a principle: đặt thành nguyên tắc
    • nguyên tắc cấu tạo (máy)
    • (hoá học) yếu tố cấu tạo đặc trưng
Concise Dictionary
+a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
+a rule or standard especially of good behavior
+a basic truth or law or assumption
+a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
+rule of personal conduct
+(law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 truth, given, precept, tenet, fundamental, grounds, law, rule, dictum, canon, doctrine, teaching, dogma, proposition, (basic) assumption, postulate, axiom, maxim, truism, guide, standard, criterion, model:
The perpetual-motion machine violates a basic principle of physics.
2 Often, principles. philosophy, code, attitude, (point of) view, viewpoint, sentiment, belief, credo, creed, idea, notion, ethic, sense of right and wrong:
He cynically conducts his life on the principle, 'Do unto others before they do unto you'. I am not sure I can condone his principles
3 (sense of) honour, uprightness, honesty, morality, morals, probity, integrity, conscience:
If you don't think him a man of principle, don't do business with him
4 in principle. on principle, in theory, theoretically, basically, fundamentally, at bottom, in essence, essentially, ideally:
I like your plan in principle, but in practice it cannot be accomplished that way.

Random quote: Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.: Plato

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