Detailed Translations for principal from English to French


principal [the ~] noun

  1. the principal (bidder)
    le commettant; le donneur d'ordre
  2. the principal (rector; head teacher)
    le directeur; le directeur d'école
  3. the principal (client; customer)
    la clients
  4. the principal (boss; master; chief; leader)
    le maître; le supérieur; le chef; le principal; le patron; le parrain; le directeur; la tête; le mentor
  5. the principal (directrix; headmistress; manageress)
    la directrice; l'administratrice
  6. the principal (chief offender; main culprit)
  7. the principal (security principal)
    – In Windows-based computers, an account (such as a user, security group, device, or computer) that can be granted or denied access to resources. 1

Translation Matrix for principal:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
administratrice directrix; headmistress; manageress; principal
cardinal cardinal; cardinal bird; cardinal number
central head office; headquarters; inner; middle; nucleus; pivot
chef boss; chief; leader; master; principal boss; captain; centurion; chief; chieftain; commander; commander-in-chief; commanding officer; director; forewoman; head; headman; leader; lieutenant-colonel; manager; managing director; patron; scoutmaster; superior; top executive; top man; topdog; tribal chief; woman-leader
clients client; customer; principal clientele; clients; customers; patronage; patrons; visitors
commettant bidder; principal
coupable principal chief offender; main culprit; principal chief instigator; chief offender; main culprit; main suspect
critique analysis; appraisal; assessment; book review; comment; critic; criticism; critique; discussion; remark; review; reviewer
directeur boss; chief; head teacher; leader; master; principal; rector boss; captain; chairman; chief; commander; commanding officer; leader; manager; president
directeur d'école head teacher; principal; rector
directrice directrix; headmistress; manageress; principal captain; chief; forewoman; headmistress; rectrix; woman-leader
donneur d'ordre bidder; principal originator
maître boss; chief; leader; master; principal authority; champ; champion; gent; governor; instructor; king; lord; master; mentor; mister; ruler; schoolmaster; schoolteacher; teacher; tutor; usurper; viceroy
mentor boss; chief; leader; master; principal director of studies; guide; host; instructor; leader; master; mentor; supervisor; teacher; tutor
parrain boss; chief; leader; master; principal boss; godfather; guide; leader; mentor
patron boss; chief; leader; master; principal Maecenas; benefactor; boss; captain; chief; clothes pattern; commander; commanding officer; contributor; design; director; do-gooder; donor; drawing; employer; foreman; front-rank man; guide; hand-out; head; holy person; leader; manager; managing director; mentor; model; motive; paper pattern; patron; patron saint; pattern; pious person; protector; saint; sea captain; stencil; superior; supporter; template; topdog
principal boss; chief; leader; master; principal; security principal capital sum; main point; main thing; most important point; prominent
supérieur boss; chief; leader; master; principal Mother Superior; Superior; boss; captain; commander; lieutenant-colonel
suspect principal chief offender; main culprit; principal chief offender; main culprit; main suspect
tête boss; chief; leader; master; principal boss; captain; chief; command; forewoman; front position; head; head of a human being; headline; lead; leader; leading; sphere; superior; taking the lead; woman-leader
- corpus; dealer; head; head teacher; lead; principal sum; school principal; star
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- chief; main; master; primary
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
principal de sécurité principal; security principal
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- employer; manageress; proprietor
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
cardinal cardinal; chief; principal
central cardinal; chief; principal central; crucial
critique cardinal; chief; principal alarming; awkward; burdensome; contested; controversial; critical; crucial; debatable; delicate; difficult; disputable; disputed; disturbing; dubious; essential; hard; heavy; imputable; indispensable; massive; open to question; painful; perilous; precarious; problematic; questionable; review; stiff; touchy; tough; trying; uncertain; vital; worrisome
crucial cardinal; chief; principal basic; central; crucial; elemental; elementary; essential; exhaustive; fundamental; indispensable; material; thorough; very important; vital; wanted
directeur guiding; indicating direction
décisif cardinal; chief; principal central; conclusive; convincing; critical; crucial; decisive; effective; elemental; essential; final; first; foremost; fundamental; generally; indispensable; irrevocable; leading; mainly; material; paramount; vital; wanted
essentiel cardinal; chief; principal basic; careful; central; crucial; elemental; elementary; essential; exhaustive; fundamental; imperative; important; indispensable; inevitable; inevitably; major; material; necessarily; necessary; needfully; of necessity; pressing; required; significant; thorough; urgent; vital; wanted
fondamental cardinal; chief; principal basal; basic; basicly; careful; central; crucial; elemental; elementary; essential; exhaustive; fundamental; important; indispensable; major; material; significant; thorough; vital; wanted
principal principal highest; peak; uppermost
supérieur arrogant; better; classy; contemptuous; contumelious; depreciatory; derisive; derogatory; disdainful; disparaging; eminent; excellent; exemplary; first-class; first-rate; haughty; high-and-mighty; high-handed; high-placed; high-quality; high-ranking; high-seated; highly placed; highranking; leading; perfect; presumptuous; prominent; proud; scornful; slighting; sneering; superb; supercilious; superior; tiptop; top; top-class; topmost; tops; upper; upper most; uppermost; venerable
vital cardinal; chief; principal crucial; essential; full of life; indispensable; vigorous; vital

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Related Definitions for "principal":

  1. most important element2
    • the principal rivers of America2
    • the principal example2
  2. the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account2
  3. the educator who has executive authority for a school2
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal2
  4. (criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement2
  5. an actor who plays a principal role2
  6. capital as contrasted with the income derived from it2
  7. the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated2
  8. In Windows-based computers, an account (such as a user, security group, device, or computer) that can be granted or denied access to resources.1

Wiktionary Translations for principal:

  1. primary, main
  1. The money originally invested or loaned
  2. The principal administrator of a school
  1. Qui est le premier, le plus considérable, le plus remarquable en son genre.

Cross Translation:
principal directeur Direktor — Leiter eines Betriebes, eines Betriebsteils, einer oder mehrerer Abteilungen oder Zuständigkeitsbereichen
principal recteur Rektor — Leiter einer Hochschule
principal fondamental grundsätzlich — die Grundsatz bzw. die feste Meinung einer Person oder Organisation betreffend

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