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principal

noun [C usually singular] (MONEY)
金钱
 
 
/ˈprɪnt.sɪ.pəl/ specialized
an amount of money which someone has invested in a bank or lent to a person or organization so that they will receive interest on it from the bank, person or organization
本金;可生息的资本
She lives off the interest and tries to keep the principal intact.
她靠利息过日子,尽量不动用本金。
Savings, interest and capitalFinancial investments and the stock market
(Definition of principal noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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