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principle
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

3 uses
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Definition
a basic rule or belief
The exact meaning of principle can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "our guiding principles" — basic moral beliefs that guide decisions and behavior
  • "electromagnetic principles" — rules describing how the world works
  • "She lacks principles." — lacks moral guidelines
  • "We agree in principle." — about important basic beliefs
  • It is the principle of the fox.
    Chapter 1 (65% in)
  • It is the principle of the fox when we need the wolf.
    Chapter 1 (65% in)
  • "This is something else," Karkov went on, "but it is the same principle.
    Chapter 42 (78% in)

There are no more uses of "principle" in For Whom the Bell Tolls.

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