Translation of principled in Spanish:


de principios, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈprɪnsɪp(ə)ld//ˈprɪnsəpəld/


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    (person) de principios
    (objections) por principio
    a less principled person una persona con menos principios
    • These five justices have all the right in the world to have their own principled way of interpreting the constitution.
    • It is impossible to base principled politics on the ‘bad man’ theory of history.
    • It would help if the government actually knew what it wanted, and held a principled position one way or the other.
    • He's a pretty principled guy and isn't interested in the money - which is just as well because we're not paying him.
    • I respect her, because at least she is principled - she believes in what she has put up here.
    • The point of a radical move to restore the rule of law is that it offers both parties a principled basis for agreement.
    • He saw him as a principled man who openly spoke out his thoughts on any issue of the nation, but never wishing to malign or discredit others.
    • As such cases show, if we give weight to both equality and utility, we have no principled way to assess their relative importance.
    • What a doughty, principled fighter for pensioners that McLennan is.
    • I think you have to deal with it in a bit more principled way than that.
    • Duff sometimes behaved like a cad to his women; in politics, he was a model of principled behaviour.
    • He is an independent minded and principled man, who is very different from most private eye characters.
    • We must have principled leaders who define all of life by principles and not expediency.
    • Whistleblowers are highly principled people who are in the job because they thought they could do it in an ethical manner.
    • They showed that far from being apathetic, they are principled, dynamic and determined to make a difference.
    • If courts are to intervene by the imposition of public law standards upon a private body they must adopt a careful and principled approach.
    • However, she said, she was taking a principled rather than a technical decision.
    • When you must make decisions about marriages, you are obliged to be consistent and principled.
    • The Greens support taking a principled approach to this legislation.
    • The welcome sign of a principled politician is the desire to risk everything for change.
    • The following statements are admitted under the principled approach to hearsay.
    • If he was principled at all and believed that these things should be done, he would have spoken out.
    • Worse, what is the principled basis by which we weight the importance of the properties in the bundle?
    • Kevin was principled, courageous, incorruptible, unselfish and a man of great integrity.
    • One therefore has to decide which should be given priority in any given situation and one should do this in a principled way.
    • He was one of the very few people of principled honesty that I had met, thus becoming an inspiration to me, and will be deeply missed.
    • This demonstrates again a pragmatic rather than a principled approach.
    • There is the example she set, her very principled approach to life which she demonstrated, rather than preached.
    • Particular mention should be made of Mike Kelly, who remains the most principled man it's ever been my good fortune to meet.
    • As a result, his former image as a political operator was replaced by that of a principled leader.
    • That should apply to all the parties seeking a principled accommodation.
    • If he maintains such a principled approach in the subsequent campaign, I thought, he might even be able to turn public opinion around.
    • Passionate and principled democrats were slow to recognise the dangers posed by totalitarianism 60 years ago.
    • More specifically, toward whom should he have looked as an example, this deeply moral and principled man?
    • It says that there is no principled way to decide that some limitations on land use are takings and others are not.
    • How can you ever again position yourself as a principled candidate in this election?
    • It has won a considerable global readership as the result of its principled approach.
    • Little Women is a cheerful, wholesome account of the daily life of a highly principled family.
    • He has paid a significant price for his principled approach to politics.
    • But there are several reductions of arithmetic to set theory, and seemingly no principled way to decide between them.