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Fundamental truths or propositions that serve as the foundation for a system of belief, behavior or reasoning
“The principles of justice are concerned with how well a political order secures the basic rights and liberties of its members.”
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Rules used to determine one's choices
“The company says it will stick to its marketing principles that have consistently yielded outstanding results.”
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Moral rules or beliefs governing one's behavior
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“I will not go against my principles and do business with this shady individual.”
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Those from which anything proceeds
“The soul of men are the active principles.”
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Principles or standards of behavior
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Doctrine, philosophy, body of beliefs or principles belonging to an individual or group
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A belief that one supports
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A person's moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one's behaviour
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The character or fundamental values of a person, people, culture, or movement
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General or basic truths on which other truths or theories can be based
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A person's intellectual understanding of a particular subject
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The way in which a person lives
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A method or procedure for achieving something
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A standard or pattern, especially of social behaviour, that is typical or expected
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A set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct or procedure
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The declared policy of a political party or group
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