principal

  • 21principal — princìpāl m <G principála> DEFINICIJA 1. pov. glavar, predstojnik, ravnatelj 2. šef, vlasnik i predstojnik trgovačke kuće 3. ekon. onaj koji ovlašćuje drugu osobu da u njezino ime i za njezin račun djeluje kao njezin agent ili mešetar 4.… …

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  • 22principal — adj *chief, main, leading, foremost, capital Analogous words: *dominant, predominant, paramount: vital, cardinal, fundamental, *essential: preeminent, *supreme, superlative …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 23principal — adj Chief; leading; most important or considerable; primary; original. Highest in rank, authority, character, importance, or degree. As to principal challenge principal contract principal obligation principal office principal vein, see those… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 24PRINCIPAL — ALE. adj. Qui est le premier, le plus considérable, le plus remarquable en son genre. Principal emploi. Son principal but. Les points et les articles principaux d un traité, d un contrat de mariage. C est là son principal défaut, sa principale… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 25principal — ► adjetivo 1 Que ocupa el primer lugar en estimación o importancia y destaca sobre el resto: ■ es el actor principal de la película; el tema principal de la novela es el amor. SINÓNIMO fundamental ANTÓNIMO accesorio ► adjetivo/ sustantivo… …

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  • 26principal — in the case of a loan, refers to the actual amount borrowed and on which interest is paid. Glossary of Business Terms The remaining balance owed on a loan by a borrower or on a security by its issuer, exclusive of any accrued interest. American… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 27Principal — (1) The total amount of money being borrowed or lent. (2) The party affected by agent decisions in a principal agent relationship. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. principal prin‧ci‧pal 1 [ˈprɪnspl] noun 1. [singular] FINANCE… …

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  • 28principal — 01. The child was sent to see the [principal] after threatening to beat up a smaller boy on the playground. 02. The [principal] reason why she quit her job was because she didn t feel she had any future there. 03. A wise man once said that all of …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 29principal — I. Principal, [princip]ale. adj. Capital, qui est le premier, le plus considerable, le plus remarquable en son genre. Principal employ. son principal but. les points & les articles principaux d un traité, d un contract de mariage. c est là son… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 30principal — 1. adjective the principal cause of poor air quality Syn: main, chief, primary, leading, foremost, first, first line, most important, predominant, dominant, (most) prominent; key, crucial, vital, essential, basic, prime, central …

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  • 31principal — principalship, n. /prin seuh peuhl/, adj. 1. first or highest in rank, importance, value, etc.; chief; foremost. 2. of, of the nature of, or constituting principal or capital: a principal investment. 3. Geom. (of an axis of a conic) passing… …

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  • 32principal — prin|ci|pal1 W2 [ˈprınsıpəl] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin principalis, from princeps; PRINCE] most important = ↑main ▪ His principal reason for making the journey was to visit his family. ▪ Teaching is her… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 33principal — [[t]prɪ̱nsɪp(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ principals 1) ADJ: ADJ n Principal means first in order of importance. The principal reason for my change of mind is this. ...the country s principal source of foreign exchange earnings... Their principal concern is… …

    English dictionary

  • 34principal — adj. & n. adj. 1 (usu. attrib.) first in rank or importance; chief (the principal town of the district). 2 main, leading (a principal cause of my success). 3 (of money) constituting the original sum invested or lent. n. 1 a head, ruler, or… …

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  • 35Principal — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Principal », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) en France, le principal est le chef d… …

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  • 36principal — (adj) (Básico) que es el más importante Ejemplos: La pobreza y el terrorismo son los problemas principales del mundo contemporáneo. Mi objetivo principal este año es graduarme. Colocaciones: calle principal, entrada principal, papel principal… …

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  • 37principal — / prɪnsɪp(ə)l/ noun 1. a person or company that is represented by an agent ● The agent has come to London to see his principals. 2. a person acting for himself, such as a marketmaker buying securities on his own account 3. money invested or… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 38principal — I UK [ˈprɪnsəp(ə)l] / US adjective *** main, or most important The principal aim of the project is to provide an answer to this question. The salary is good, but that is not the principal reason I accepted the job. II UK [ˈprɪnsəp(ə)l] / US noun… …

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  • 39principal — prin•ci•pal [[t]ˈprɪn sə pəl[/t]] adj. 1) first or highest in rank, importance, value, etc.; chief; foremost 2) of or constituting principal or capital: a principal investment[/ex] 3) a chief or head 4) the head or director of a school or, esp.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 40principal — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin principalis, from princip , princeps Date: 14th century 1. most important, consequential, or influential ; chief < the principal ingredient > < the region s principal city > 2 …

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