principal

  • 41PRINCIPAL — s. m. Celui qui a la direction d un collége. Le principal de Navarre. Monsieur le principal. Le père principal. On ne donne aujourd hui le titre de Principal qu aux chefs des colléges communaux …

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

  • 42principal — 1. adjective /ˈprɪnsɪpəl,ˈprɪnsəpəl/ Primary; most important in a group. Smith is the principal architect of this design. 2. noun /ˈprɪnsɪpəl,ˈprɪnsəpəl/ a) The money originally invested or loaned, on which basis interest and returns are… …

    Wiktionary

  • 43principal — prin|ci|pal1 [ prınsəpl ] 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. principal prin|ci|pal 2 [… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 44principal — {{#}}{{LM P31646}}{{〓}} {{SynP32408}} {{[}}principal{{]}} ‹prin·ci·pal› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Que tiene el primer lugar en estimación o importancia, y se prefiere a otros elementos de la misma especie o clase. {{<}}2{{>}} Esencial o… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 45principal — / prɪnsɪp(ə)l/ noun a person or company that is represented by an agent ● The agent has come to London to see his principals. ■ adjective most important ● The principal shareholders asked for a meeting. ● The country’s principal products are… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 46principal — adj m y f Que se considera en primer lugar, que es más importante o destacado: personaje principal, motivo principal, puerta principal …

    Español en México

  • 47principal —  , principle  Principle means fundamental and is usually applied to fundamental beliefs or truths ( It’s not the money, it’s the principle ) or to fundamental understandings ( They have signed an agreement in principle ). It is always a noun.… …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 48principal*/ — [ˈprɪnsəp(ə)l] adj I main or most important The principal aim of the project is to provide an answer to this question.[/ex] II noun principal */[ˈprɪnsəp(ə)l] 1) [C] British the head of a college or university the Principal of Glasgow… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 49principal — /ˈprɪnsəpəl / (say prinsuhpuhl) adjective 1. first or highest in rank, importance, value, etc.; chief; foremost. 2. of the nature of principal, or a capital sum. –noun 3. a chief, head, or governing officer. 4. the head teacher of a school,… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 50principal — n. a school principal (esp. AE) * * * [ prɪnsɪp(ə)l] a school principal (esp. AE) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 51principal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. chief, leader, head; constituent, client; buyer, seller; capital, corpus. See money. adj. foremost, chief, prime, greatest, main, leading. See importance. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. leading, chief,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 52principal — 1 adjective (only before noun) most important; main: My principal source of income is teaching. | The principal character in the book is called Scarlett. see also: principally 2 noun 1 (singular) technical an amount of money lent to someone, put… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 53principál — a m (ȃ) v kapitalistični ekonomiki lastnik podjetja; podjetnik: principal tiskarne; principal in njegovi uslužbenci ◊ muz. osnovni orgelski register z ostrim tonom …

    Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • 54principal — Adjective: Of first importance. In the first rank. Noun: The head of a high school or grade school. The amount of an original indebtedness as distinguished from interest accruing. The corpus of an estate in property. In an agency relationship,… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 55principal — See principal, principle …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 56principal — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ college (BrE), school (esp. AmE) ▪ elementary school, high school, middle school (all AmE) ▪ independent school, private school …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 57principal n — It wasn t school John disliked, it was just the principal of it …

    English expressions

  • 58principal — adjective 1》 first in order of importance; main. 2》 denoting an original sum of money invested or lent. noun 1》 the most important or senior person in an organization or group.     ↘the head of a school or college.     ↘(in certain professions) a …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 59principal — 1. noun An individual who, in *agency theory, delegates responsibilities to an *agent. A principal can be remote from the actions of an agent in both physical terms (i.e., geographical distance) and intellectual terms (i.e., an inability to… …

    Auditor's dictionary

  • 60principal — adj 1. chief, prime, paramount; most important, first, highest, leading; main, major, cardinal, supreme; superlative, best, crowning, acmic, ac matic, summital; greatest, maximal, nonpareil, unparalleled, matchless, peerless; utmost, uppermost,… …

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