Translation of "principal" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

principal

noun [ C usually singular ] (MONEY) 金錢 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

本金;可生息的資本
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 noun (MONEY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)