in principle meaning

  "in principle" in a sentence
Adverb: in principle
  1. With regard to fundamentals although not concerning details
    "in principle, we agree"
    - in theory, in essence


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  1. the president was all for the trip in principle.
  2. ultra-violet recorders consist in principle of geophones.
  3. a single base might in principle suffice for computation.
  4. these hypotheses, i contend, must be refutable in principle.
  5. they have agreed to the proposal in principle but we still have to negotiate the terms.

Related Words

  1. in power meaning
  2. in practice meaning
  3. in preference to meaning
  4. in press meaning
  5. in principio meaning
  6. in print meaning
  7. in private meaning
  8. in progress meaning
  9. in proportion meaning
  10. in propria persona meaning
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