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principal

[prin′sipəl]
Etymology: L, principalis, first in rank
first in authority or importance.

principal

A fully qualified and registered general practitioner in the UK, who has a direct contract with a Health Authority to provide general medical services.

principal,

adj the leader; highest in rank; the source of authority.
principal in law of agency,
n the employer; the person who gives authority to an agent to act for him.
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McAdams (1998) describes a pool of applicants for principal vacancies that continues to shrink.
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