\pɹˈɪnsɪpə͡l], \pɹˈɪnsɪpəl], \p_ɹ_ˈɪ_n_s_ɪ_p_əl]\
Definitions of PRINCIPAL
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When creating a power of attorney or other legal document, the person who appoints an attorney-in-fact or agent to act on his or her behalf. In criminal law, the main perpetrator of a crime. In commercial law, the total amount of a loan, not including any capitalized fees or interest. In the law of trusts, the property of the trust, as opposed to the income generated by that property. The principal is also known as the trust corpus; that's Latin for "body." For example, Arthur establishes a new trust with $100,000, with interest and other income payable to Merlin; the $100,000 is the trust principal or corpus.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. A chief or head ; one who takes the lead ; specifically, one who possesses or exercises chief authority ;-the head of a university ;Â¬the chief actor in a crime, as distinguished from an accessory; a chief obligor, promisor, or debtor, as distinguished from a surety; one who employs another to act for him, as distinguished from an agent ;-a thing of chief or prime consequence ;-a capital sum of money, placed out at interest, due as a debt or used as a fund ;-in music, an organ stop.