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as a matter of principle

Definition (British English)

as, matter, of, principle
Macmillan Dictionary

Definition (American English)

as, matter, of, principle
Merriam Webster

Thesaurus, synonyms, antonyms

as, matter, of, principle
Merriam Webster


as, matter, of, principle
Online Etymology Dictionary




Wendungen Englisch mit, Deutsch ohne unbestimmten Artikel

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in principle vs. on principle - prinzipiellLast post 02 Jan 06, 21:02
in principle und on principle werden beide mit prinzipiell übersetzt. Das ist zwar nicht fal…3 Replies
always - prinzipiellLast post 13 Nov 13, 15:40
always --- prinzipiell as a matter of principle --- prinzipiell on principle --- prinzipiell 3 Replies
as a matter of factLast post 06 Nov 07, 19:50
Liebes Sprachlabor, ich finde in Leo die Übersetungen 'tatsächlich' und 'in der Tat'. Aber b…5 Replies
as a matter of factLast post 04 Aug 05, 14:41
dear native speakers How do I use 'as a matter of fact? Is the undermentioned sentence o.k…4 Replies
As a matter of expedienceLast post 26 Jun 09, 16:10
As a matter of expedience, we will not be taking on any new staff this year. As a matter of…3 Replies
matter of consequences - Angelegenheit von BedeutungLast post 15 Jan 11, 12:25
Some references to "matter of consequence" with no final "s": As a matter of consequence, M1 Replies
confidential matter - VertrauenssacheLast post 24 May 05, 12:10
für mein Gefühl bedeutet "confidential matter" eher "vertrauliche Angelegenheit". Der Begrif…2 Replies
prinzipiell - used as an adjectiveLast post 11 Feb 08, 12:48
The translation suggestions for prinzipiell use it as an adverb. What should one do with it w1 Replies
This is a matter of principle.Last post 30 Dec 08, 10:59
found in a chinese learn program. Does this mean:- you have to decide on basis of the princ…2 Replies
as a matter of...Last post 08 Dec 08, 12:05
The employee stays with this organization as a matter of necessity as much as desire. Kann …10 Replies

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