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synonyms for principle

  • assumption
  • basis
  • convention
  • doctrine
  • ethic
  • foundation
  • fundamental
  • precept
  • proposition
  • regulation
  • rule
  • truth
  • axiom
  • canon
  • criterion
  • dictum
  • dogma
  • form
  • formula
  • ground
  • maxim
  • origin
  • postulate
  • prescript
  • source
  • theorem
  • usage
  • verity
  • golden rule
  • principium
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antonyms for principle

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  • ambiguity
  • effect
  • end
  • result
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Overall, many of the principles Barr put forward are unobjectionable in general.
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Generally speaking, they do this by creating guidelines and principles for developers, funders, and regulators to follow.
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You write all human languages are unified by a simple principle.
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This means that, in principle, an algorithm might learn to represent the meaning of words simply from their distributions in a large amount of text.
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Abouheif thinks that what is happening in carpenter ants may illustrate a broader principle involving symbioses and evolution.
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These principles have not only impacted how we work internally, but have permeated our core behavior change product as well.
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CEOs can anchor their statements in the values they believe in and the basic democratic principles with which the vast majority of Americans agree.
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Last week, I argued that IKEA’s embrace of “democratic design” principles is a key reason the Swedish home furnishings giant is thriving amid a pandemic that has dragged scores of other big-box retailers into bankruptcy.
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Blogging for Business is no exception, and includes sections on everything from basic principles of blogging to growing companies, to creating content that promotes itself.
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Eighteenth-century philosopher Immanuel Kant said that the guiding principle behind ethical behavior was to follow the “categorical imperative.”
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WORDS RELATED TO PRINCIPLE

  • authority
  • backbone
  • basis
  • chief constituent
  • core
  • essence
  • essential
  • evidence
  • foundation
  • fundamental
  • groundwork
  • heart
  • important part
  • infrastructure
  • key
  • origin
  • primary element
  • principal
  • principle
  • root
  • source
  • underpinning
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