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Engelsk navneord: principle

1. principle (om erkendelse) a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir principles of composition characterized all their works.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rule


Mindre specifikke termergeneralisation, generality, generalization


Mere specifikke termerfeng shui, pillar, yang, yin

2. principle (om erkendelse) a rule or standard especially of good behavior


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA man of principle.
He will not violate his principles.


Mindre specifikke termervalue


Mere specifikke termeraccounting principle, accounting standard, chivalry, ethic, Hellenism, judicial doctrine, judicial principle, knightliness, legal principle, moral principle, scruple, value orientation, value-system

3. principle (om erkendelse) a basic truth or law or assumption


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe principles of democracy.


Mindre specifikke termerlaw, natural law


Mere specifikke termerbasic principle, basics, bedrock, conservation, dictate, fundamental principle, fundamentals, insurrectionism, logic, pleasure principle, pleasure-pain principle, pleasure-unpleasure principle, reality principle, Tao

4. principle (om erkendelse) a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe principle of the conservation of mass.
The principle of jet propulsion.
The right-hand rule for inductive fields.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rule


Mindre specifikke termerlaw, law of nature


Mere specifikke termerGestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organization, Gresham's Law, Huygens' principle of superposition, law of parsimony, Le Chatelier principle, Le Chatelier's law, Le Chatelier's principle, Le Chatelier-Braun principle, localisation, localisation of function, localisation principle, localization, localization of function, localization principle, mass action, mass-action principle, mass-energy equivalence, Naegele's rule, Occam's Razor, Ockham's Razor, principle of equivalence, principle of liquid displacement, principle of parsimony, principle of superposition, principle of superposition, superposition, superposition principle

5. principle (om kommunikation) rule of personal conduct


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)precept


Mindre specifikke termerprescript, rule


Mere specifikke termercaveat emptor, higher law, hypothetical imperative, moral principle


Omfatter disse overordnede termerethic, ethical code

6. principle (om erkendelse) (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe rationale for capital punishment.
The principles of internal-combustion engines.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rationale


Mindre specifikke termerexplanation


Mere specifikke termerdialectics


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law









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