a man of principle

  • 1 A Man of Principle — Cóndores no entierran todos los días Theatrical release poster Directed by Francisco Norden Produced by Francisco Norden …

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  • 2 principle — [prin′sə pəl] n. [ME, altered < MFr principe < L principium: see PRINCIPIUM] 1. the ultimate source, origin, or cause of something 2. a natural or original tendency, faculty, or endowment 3. a fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating …

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  • 3 principle — prin|ci|ple W1S3 [ˈprınsıpəl] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(moral rule)¦ 2¦(idea behind something)¦ 3 in principle 4¦(rules of a process)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: principe, from Latin principium beginning , from princeps; PRINCE] 1.) …

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  • 4 principle — /ˈprɪnsəpəl / (say prinsuhpuhl) noun 1. an accepted or professed rule of action or conduct: a man of good principles. 2. a fundamental, primary, or general truth, on which other truths depend: the principles of government. 3. a fundamental… …

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  • 5 principle — [[t]prɪ̱nsɪp(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦ principles 1) N VAR: usu poss N, adj N, prep N A principle is a general belief that you have about the way you should behave, which influences your behaviour. Buck never allowed himself to be bullied into doing anything… …

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  • 6 principle — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French principe, principle, from Old French, from Latin principium beginning, from princip , princeps initiator more at prince Date: 14th century 1. a. a comprehensive and fundamental law, doctrine, or… …

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  • 7 principle — noun 1》 a fundamental truth or proposition serving as the foundation for belief or action.     ↘a rule or belief governing one s personal behaviour.     ↘morally correct behaviour and attitudes: a man of principle. 2》 a general scientific theorem …

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  • 8 Man — • Includes sections on the nature of man, the origin of man, and the end of man Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Man     Man     † …

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  • 9 Principle — Prin ci*ple, n. [F. principe, L. principium beginning, foundation, fr. princeps, cipis. See {Prince}.] 1. Beginning; commencement. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Doubting sad end of principle unsound. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A source, or origin; that… …

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  • 10 Principle of contradiction — Principle Prin ci*ple, n. [F. principe, L. principium beginning, foundation, fr. princeps, cipis. See {Prince}.] 1. Beginning; commencement. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Doubting sad end of principle unsound. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A source, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Man of Sorrows (song) — Man of Sorrows Single by Bruce Dickinson from the album Accident of Birth Re …

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  • 12 Principle of contradiction — In logic, the Principle of contradiction ( principium contradictionis in Latin) is the second of the so called three classic laws of thought. The oldest statement of the law is that contradictory statements cannot both at the same time be true, e …

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  • 13 principle — noun 1 basic general rule ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, broad, central, fundamental, general, underlying ▪ the basic principles of car maintenance ▪ b …

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  • 14 Principle of compositionality — In mathematics, semantics, and philosophy of language, the Principle of Compositionality is the principle that the meaning of a complex expression is determined by the meanings of its constituent expressions and the rules used to combine them.… …

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  • 15 MAN, THE NATURE OF — IN THE BIBLE Names of Man The idea of man is expressed in the Bible by a number of words that reflect various aspects of his nature. The following are the most important. ʾADAM: collective, men, human beings, also (in prose, with the article)… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 16 principle — / prInsifipFl/ noun 1 MORAL RULE a) (C, U) a moral rule or set of ideas which makes you behave in a particular way: She resigned on a matter of principle. | the principle of the thing spoken: You shouldn t just take the car without asking, it s… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Man-in-the-middle attack — Not to be confused with Meet in the middle attack. In cryptography, the man in the middle attack (often abbreviated MITM), bucket brigade attack, or sometimes Janus attack, is a form of active eavesdropping in which the attacker makes independent …

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  • 18 Man —    1) Heb. Adam, used as the proper name of the first man. The name is derived from a word meaning to be red, and thus the first man was called Adam because he was formed from the red earth. It is also the generic name of the human race (Gen.… …

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  • 19 Principle of virtual velocities — Virtual Vir tu*al (?; 135), a. [Cf. F. virtuel. See {Virtue}.] 1. Having the power of acting or of invisible efficacy without the agency of the material or sensible part; potential; energizing. [1913 Webster] Heat and cold have a virtual… …

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  • 20 Principle of Evil Marksmanship — The Principle of Evil Marksmanship (also known as the Stormtrooper Effect) states that enemy marksmen in action films are often very bad shots and almost never harm the main characters. The term was coined by film critic Roger Ebert in the 1980s …

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