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General dictionaries General (36 matching dictionaries)
  1. principal: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. principal: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. principal: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. principal: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. principal: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. principal, principal: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Principal, principal: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. principal: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. principal: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. principal: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. principal: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. principal: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. principal: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. principal (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. principal: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. principal: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Principal (academia), Principal (architecture), Principal (bond), Principal (commercial law), Principal (computer security), Principal (criminal law), Principal (education), Principal (finance), Principal (music), Principal (school), Principal (university), Principal, The Principal (Melanie Martinez song), The Principal (TV series), The Principal: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Principal: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. principal: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. principal: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. principal, principal, principal(e) (-aux): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. principal: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. principal: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  24. principal: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. principal: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  26. Principal: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  27. principal: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. principal: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  29. principal: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  30. principal: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. principal: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. Principal: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  33. principal: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  34. principal: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. PRINCIPAL: The Britannia Lexicon (Middle Ages Glossary) [home, info]
  2. Principal: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Principal: Encyclopedia of Organ Stops [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. Principal: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. principal: Webster's New World Finance & Investment Dictionary [home, info]
  3. principal: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Principal: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  5. principal: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  6. principal: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  7. principal: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  8. Principal: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  9. PRINCIPAL: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  10. principal: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  11. Principal: bizterms.net [home, info]
  12. Principal: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  13. Principal: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  14. Principal: eyefortransport e-commerce transportation glossary [home, info]
  15. Principal: Moneyterms [home, info]
  16. Principal: Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics [home, info]
  17. principal: Finance-Glossary.com [home, info]
  18. Principal: Credit Terms [home, info]
  19. Principal: MonsterMoving Mortgage Glossary [home, info]
  20. principal: Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary [home, info]
  21. Principal: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Principal: Securities Terminology [home, info]
  23. principal: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  24. principal: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  25. Principal: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  26. principal: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  27. Principal: WashingtonPost.com: Business [home, info]
  28. Principal: Yahoo Tax Center Glossary [home, info]
  29. Principal: Investopedia [home, info]
  30. Principal: MSN Money [home, info]
  31. Principal: Inflation Glossary [home, info]
  32. PRINCIPAL: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. principal: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. principal: Sound Alike Words [home, info]
  2. principal: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. principal: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. principal: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  2. PRINCIPAL: Glossary of Ethical Terms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Principal: A Glossary of Mathematical Terms [home, info]
  2. Principal: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. principal: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Principal: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Principal: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Principal: Dairy Glossary [home, info]
  3. Principal: Construction Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (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 ("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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Phrases that include principal:   principal investigator, notional principal amount, principal focus, principal amount, principal balance, more...

Words similar to principal:   chief, corpus, dealer, head, lead, main, primary, principally, principalship, star, basic, head teacher, principal sum, school principal, more...

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