Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “principal”

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “principal” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

dawn on sb

If a fact dawns on you, you understand it after a period of not understanding it.

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More