Translation of "principal" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective [ before noun ] uk /ˈprɪn.sə.pəl/ us /ˈprɪn.sə.pəl/

B1 first in order of importance

Iraq's principal export is oil. 伊拉克最重要的出口商品是石油。
He was principal dancer at the Dance Theatre of Harlem. 他是哈萊姆舞劇院的頭號舞伶。
That was my principal reason for moving. 那是我搬家最主要的原因。
noun uk /ˈprɪn.sə.pəl/ us /ˈprɪn.sə.pəl/

A2 US UK headteacher, head [ C ] the person in charge of a school


A2 UK [ C ] the person in charge of a college or university


[ C usually singular ] specialized finance & economics an amount of money that 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. 她靠利息過日子,儘量不動用本金。

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