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Main Entry: prinĚciĚple
Pronunciation: primarystressprin(t)-s(schwa-)pschwal, -sschwa-bschwal
Function: noun
1 : a general or basic truth on which other truths or theories can be based <scientific principles>
2 : a rule of conduct <a person of high principles>
3 : a law or fact of nature which makes possible the working of a machine or device <the principle of magnetism> <the principle of the lever>

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