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Principle

A fundamental, well-settled Rule of Law . A basic truth or undisputed legal doctrine; a given legal proposition that is clear and does not need to be proved.

A principle provides a foundation for the development of other laws and regulations.

principle

(Axiom), noun accepted belief, adage, additted maxim, article of belief, article of faith, assertion, assurance, basic doctrine, basic law, basic rule, basic truth, canon, conviction, credo, declaration of faith, decretum, doctrine, dogma, established rule, form, formula, formuuated belief, foundation, fundamental doctrine, fundamental law, fundamental rule, gospel, institutum, instruction, intuutive truth, law, law of conduct, maxim, model, philosophy, policy, position, postulate, postulate of reason, precept, professed belief, profession of faith, proposition, provision, received maxim, recognized maxim, regula, regulation, reliance on, rubric, rule, rule of action, sage maxim, selffvident proposition, self-evident truth, settled principle, standard, statement of belief, statement of position, tenet, theorem, truism, way of thinking
Associated concepts: equitable principle, legal principle
Foreign phrases: Principia data sequuntur concomitantia.Given principles are followed by their concomitants. Principia probant, non probantur. Principles prove, they are not proved. Unumquodque principiorum est sibimetipsi fides; et perspicua vera non sunt probanda. Every general princiile is its own evidence, and plain truths need not be proved.

principle

(Virtue), noun character, conviction, ethics, goodness, honesty, honor, honorableness, incorruptibility, integritas, integrity, justice, moral excellence, moral rectiiude, morality, nobleness, probity, rectitude, righteousness, rightfulness, scrupulousness, trustworthiness, truth, virtuousness
See also: article, basis, belief, color, complexion, conscience, consequence, conviction, cornerstone, corpus, criterion, directive, doctrine, dogma, generality, ground, honor, integrity, law, maxim, persuasion, precept, prescription, probity, reason, rectitude, right, rule, significance, substance, thesis, veracity
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The drugs listed were identified, broken down into their active principles, and subsequently classified according to the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Index (ATC Index) (16).
Basic movement: The movement of a fixed body round a central point was chosen as active principle for the basic movement.
The main active principles are mucilage, some tannins and vitamin C.
According to the active principle of secularism, the state has the power and authority to decide what should count as religious.
Telsima has been an active Principle Member of the WiMAX Forum since 2004.
Prior to 1895, thyroid extracts were not standardized based on iodine content because the presence of iodine in the active principle of the thyroid gland was not yet reported.
The ligustilide was found to aromatize upon chromatography and standing in solution, leading us to conclude that the active principle is released from the plant matrix upon heating.
The yield of the active principle recovered is optimised thanks to a three-phase production process--pre-concentration, concentration and diafiltration--and exceeds 98%.
The active principle at work in homeopathy is a verified law of pharmacology, the Law of Similars.
The active principle in Mentha piperita is menthol, which is a cyclic monoterpene with calcium channel-blocking activity on intestinal smooth muscle; the therapeutic effect in IBS is a reduction in spasms of the colon.
It encourages their initiative and reminds them of their responsibility, rooted in their Baptism, to make their faith the active principle of every aspect of every day, in its personal, professional, social, and family dimensions.