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.
definition 1: to disclose or make known.
example: I promise never to reveal your secret.
definition 2: to open to view; show.
example: As the clouds lifted, the snowy mountain peaks were revealed.
example: He lifted his shirt and revealed an elaborate tattoo.
definition 1: the organized system of written symbols and vocal sounds with which humans communicate thoughts, ideas, or emotions.
example: It surprises adults that children can learn language so quickly.
definition 2: a particular such system whereby people of the same nationality, region, or culture communicate with one another.
example: Much of the academic vocabulary of the English language derives from Latin.
definition 3: a style of writing or speaking, especially with respect to the particular type of words chosen.
example: The young poet’s language is vivid and powerful.
example: The boy’s mother scolded him for using profane language.
steI t@s [or] stae t@s
definition 1: a person’s position or rank in relation to others or in the view of others.
example: He feels that his status, now that he is a limousine driver, is higher than it was when he was driving a taxi.
example: The report suggested that male police officers are granted a higher status by society than women police officers.
definition 2: a person’s condition as determined by law.
example: According to his immigration status as a refugee, he is allowed to work in this country.
example: Her marital status changed last year when she got a divorce.
definition 3: state of affairs; stage of development or progress.
example: She called to find out the status of her job application.
example: The new government hoped to change the status of the poor.
example: After he abandoned his family, he rarely thought about the status of his children.
definition 1: one who pays for the services of another, esp. those of a lawyer or other professional.
example: The lawyer met with her client to talk about their first day in court.
example: That talent agency has several big stars as their clients.
definition 2: a nation that is dependent on or under the patronage of another; client state.
example: These countries were clients of the superpowers during the Cold War.