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  • principal — [prin′sə pəl] adj. [OFr < L principalis < princeps: see PRINCE] 1. first in rank, authority, importance, degree, etc. 2. that is or has to do with PRINCIPAL (n. 3) n. 1. a principal person or thing; specif., a) a ch …   English World dictionary

  • principal — prin·ci·pal 1 / prin sə pəl/ adj 1: being the main or most important, consequential, or influential their principal place of business the principal obligor 2: of, relating to, or constituting principal or a principal the principal amount of the… …   Law dictionary

  • Principal — may refer to: Education The head of an educational institution: *Principal (school), head of a primary or secondary school *Principal (university), chief executive of a university **Dean (education), a person with significant authority **Provost… …   Wikipedia

  • principal - principle — ◊ principal Principal is used as an adjective or a noun. The principal thing or person in a group is the most important one. His principal interest in life was to be the richest man in Britain. ...the principal character in James Bernard Fagan s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • principal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) first in order of importance; main. 2) denoting an original sum of money invested or lent. ► NOUN 1) the most important person in an organization or group. 2) the head of a school or college. 3) a sum of money lent or invested, on… …   English terms dictionary

  • Person-to-person lending — (also known as peer to peer lending, peer to peer investing, and social lending; abbreviated frequently as P2P lending) is a certain breed of financial transaction (primarily lending and borrowing, though other more complicated transactions can… …   Wikipedia

  • Principal photography of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy — Principal photography for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy was conducted concurrently in New Zealand from October 11, 1999 through to December 22, 2000 for 274 days. Pick up shoots were conducted annually from 2001 to 2004. The trilogy was shot …   Wikipedia

  • principal — [adj] most important arch, capital, cardinal, champion, chief, controlling, crowning, dominant, essential, first, foremost, greatest, head, highest, incomparable, key, leading, main, mainline, major, matchless, maximum, outstanding, paramount,… …   New thesaurus

  • Principal McVicker — (1938 1997?)Fact|date=September 2007 (originally McVicar ) is a character in the cartoon Beavis and Butt Head and voiced by Mike Judge.He is the principal of Highland High, the school that Beavis and Butt Head attend. McVicker suffers from… …   Wikipedia

  • principal — (adj.) late 13c., from O.Fr. principal (11c.), from L. principalis first in importance, from princeps (see PRINCE (Cf. prince)). The noun is c.1300 in the sense of ruler; mid 14c. in the sense of money on which interest is paid; 1827 as person in …   Etymology dictionary

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