Definitions of principal:
  • 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
    Example: "She sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
  • noun:   capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
  • noun:   the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun:   an actor who plays a principal role

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