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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The head of a school. Also: Most important.

Usage examples (38)
  • The principal mark of a genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
  • She sent unruly pupils to see the principal
  • After all, the term principal impliedly contains the concept of policy making authority.
  • "It doesn't matter because our principal is a Yankee fan." for more
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