Hindi translation of 'principle'
principle /ˈprɪnsɪpəl ˈप्रिन्सिपल्/
Word forms: principles
1. variable noun
A principle is a belief that you have about the way you should behave.
...a man of principle.
2. countable noun
The principles of a particular theory or philosophy are its basic rules or laws.
...the principles of Buddhism.
the principles of something
SIMILAR WORDSrule, law
If you refuse to do something on principle, you refuse to do it because of your beliefs.
He would vote against it on principle.
If you agree with something in principle, you agree in general terms to the idea of it, although you do not know the details or know if it will be possible.
सैद्धांतिक रूप से
I agree with it in principle but I don't think it will happen in practice.
agree/approve in principle
accept something in principle
possible in principle
SIMILAR WORDSin theory
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Example Sentences Including 'principle'
Waddington let him talk, acting on the old principle that one should never commit too soon.A Song at Twilight
To get her to accept mercy killing in principle was nine-tenths of the argument won.Compulsion
I just feel this is a good time to be suspicious on principle.The Other Devil's Name
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'principle' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مَبْدَأ
- Brazilian Portuguese: princípio fundamento
- Chinese: 原则
- Croatian: princip
- Czech: princip
- Danish: princip
- Dutch: principe
- European Spanish: principio concepto
- Finnish: periaate
- French: principe
- German: Prinzip Prinzipien
- Greek: αρχή ιδεολογία
- Italian: principio
- Japanese: 主義
- Korean: 원칙
- Norwegian: prinsipp
- Polish: zasada
- Portuguese: princípio fundamento
- Romanian: principiu principii
- Russian: принцип
- Spanish: principio razón fundamental
- Swedish: princip
- Thai: หลักปฏิบัติ
- Turkish: ilke
- Ukrainian: принцип
- Vietnamese: nguyên tắc
Translation of principle from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary