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prin·ci·ples

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  1. principles

    Plural form of principle.

    She made her choices according to the principles she felt joyfully in her heart based on justice, truth and equality.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 23, 2015  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'principles' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1777

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'principles' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4245

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of principles in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of principles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of principles in a Sentence

  1. Saadi Shirazi:

    Whoso associates with the wicked will be accused of following their ways, though their principles may have made no impression upon him; just as if a person were in the habit of frequenting a tavern, he would not be supposed to go there for prayer, but to drink intoxicating liquor.

  2. Brian Su:

    These discriminatory policies are serious violations against the fundamental human rights of the people of Taiwan, erode the principles of equality, and contradict the charter of the United Nations.

  3. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    I'm glad Secretary Clinton's come around to the right positions on these issues, i believe that we are best as a party when we lead with our principles and not according to the polls.

  4. Ben Carson:

    It's OK to disagree with people, but it's not OK to destroy them, people are so frightened of the politically correct police that they are willing to do things that are irrational in order to appease them. I believe it's going to be necessary for those people who truly believe in our system, who believe in our Constitution, who believe in our principles and values that made America great, to be willing to stand up.

  5. Anonymous:

    To succeed in politics, it is often necessary to rise above your principles.

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