how to pronounce principles


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principles is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of principles in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… talk about three principles of how …”

meanings of principles


  1. Plural of principle.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of principle.

principles frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word principles occurs in english on average 24.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics principles can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that principles can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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