the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
principal, school principal, head teacher, head(noun)
the educator who has executive authority for a school
"she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
mind, heading, promontory, psyche, school principal, nous, drumhead, headland, head teacher, head, question, point, top dog, lead, brain, dealer, star, headspring, foreland, pass, header, headway, read/write head, head word, chief, forefront, principal sum, capitulum, oral sex, fountainhead, caput, straits, corpus
star, principal, lead(noun)
an actor who plays a principal role
hint, lead story, whiz, lead-in, wind, school principal, atomic number 82, head teacher, ace, head, confidential information, whizz, headliner, leading, tether, lead, hotshot, wiz, star topology, dealer, sensation, lede, steer, maven, genius, star, asterisk, virtuoso, mavin, wizard, jumper cable, jumper lead, booster cable, principal sum, adept, leash, superstar, pencil lead, trail, corpus, tip, champion, track, spark advance
principal, corpus, principal sum(noun)
capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
(criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement
the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
chief(a), main(a), primary(a), principal(a), master(a)(adj)
most important element
"the chief aim of living"; "the main doors were of solid glass"; "the principal rivers of America"; "the principal example"; "policemen were primary targets"; "the master bedroom"; "a master switch"
The money originally invested or loaned, on which basis interest and returns are calculated.
A portion of your mortgage payment goes to reduce the principal, and the rest covers interest.
The chief executive and chief academic officer of a university or college.
The primary participant in a crime.
A partner or owner of a business.
A diapason, a type of organ stop on a pipe organ.
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When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice.
What goes toward the principal is $200 more a month.
Negative returns and principal losses in many asset categories are increasingly possible unless nominal growth rates reach acceptable levels, i don’t like bonds; I don’t like most stocks; I don’t like private equity. Real assets such as land, gold, and tangible plant and equipment at a discount are favored asset categories.
All of Indiana mourns the loss of Principal Susan Jordan, our hearts ache for her family, the school community and for all the children who were fortunate enough to be part of her world. Hoosiers will never forget that Principal Jordan lived the life of a hero and can always be grateful for her service and courage.
We have problems with this legislation in its own right, but our principal focus right now is, let's give time and space to the negotiators to see if they get this done, do not take action over the course of the next couple of months that could jeopardize those negotiations by backing the Iranians and the rest of the world away from the table.
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- مديرة, رئيسي, مديرArabic
- প্রধান শিক্ষকBengali
- Schulvorsteher, Schulleiter, Schulleiterin, Schulvorsteherin, Schuldirektor, hauptsächlichGerman
- kapitalo, precipa, lernejestroEsperanto
- principal de escuela, jefe de estudios, principal, director, director de escuelaSpanish
- pää-, rehtori, pääasiallinenFinnish
- directeur, proviseur, directrice, proviseure, principalFrench
- ard-ven-ynsee, ard-ynseyder, ard-venainshtyr, bun-argid, ard-vainshtyr, ard-er-ynseeManx
- מְנַהֵל, מְנַהֶלֶתHebrew
- principale, preside, capitaleItalian
- 校長, 主要な, 学校長Japanese
- atuarfiit pisortaat, atuarfiup pisortaaKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- 校長, 원금, 학교 교장, 주요한, 교장Korean
- tumuaki, aporeiMāori
- schoolhoofd, voornaamste, rector, principaalDutch
- kapitał, podstawowy, głównyPolish
- principal, diretorPortuguese
- principal, directorRomanian
- [[основной, главный, директри́са, ре́ктор, дире́ктор, основной, [[основно́й]] [[долг]]Russian
- kapitalbelopp, huvudsaklig, kapital, rektorSwedish
- 校長, chủ yếu, chính, hiệu trưởngVietnamese
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