phonetic symbol: / prɪ́nsəpəl / 

principal - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange
■ buys and sells for his own account

[ noun ]
■ the educator who has executive authority for a school
・she sent unruly pupils to see the principal
head , head teacher , school principal

[ noun ]
■ (criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement

[ noun ]
■ an actor who plays a principal role
lead , star

[ noun ]
■ capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
corpus , principal sum

[ noun ]
■ the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated

[ adjective satellite ]
■ most important element
・the principal rivers of America
・the principal example
chief , main , master , primary

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