Translation of "principal" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C usually singular ] (MONEY) 金钱 uk us /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

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。

(Translation of “principal noun (MONEY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)