prIn s@ p@l
definition: first in status, value, or importance; chief; main.
example: The principal job of the police is to keep the peace.
example: Drought was the principal cause of the food shortage.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the adjective principal
principal + NOUN: ~ cause, ~ reason, ~ focus, ~ source, ~ aim, ~ objective, ~ goal, ~ purpose, ~ motive, ~ task, ~ component, ~ beneficiary, ~ sponsor, ~ dancer, ~ conductor