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principal

, e     ( principaux    mpl  )
      adj  
[concurrent, responsable, bénéficiaire, obstacle, objectif]  
principal, main  
le rôle principal      the principal role, the main role  
la proposition principale        (LINGUISTIQUE)   the main clause  
      nm  
le principal      the main thing  
Personne n'a été blessé; c'est le principal.      Nobody was injured; that's the main thing.  
      nm/f     (ÉDUCATION)   head teacher   (Grande-Bretagne)  , principal   (USA)     
le principal du collège      the head teacher of the school, the school principal  
la principale du collège      the head teacher of the school, the school principal  
      nf     (LINGUISTIQUE)        proposition principale    main clause
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
1) main thing (m), 2) head teacher (m)
adj.
main
[Bus.]
n.
main thing ; head teacher
[Bus.]
exp.
the main thing
nm.
main course
n.
principal point
n.
main index
[Comp.]
n.
head office
n.
main shaft
[Tech.]
n.
principal teacher
n.
senior partner ; main partner
[Bus.]
nm.
central figure
n.
head teacher ; class teacher ; form teacher
n.
principal connection
exp.
the principal role
n.
principal light
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