toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

principal
used in The Hunger Games

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
most important; or person who is most important
The exact meaning of principal can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "the principal idea" or "the principal performer" — the most important
  • "the principal of the school" — the person in charge
  • "a principal of a company" — an owner or person with controlling authority
  • "the principal in a transaction" (as contrasted to the agent) — the person on whose behalf an agent acts
  • For the opening ceremonies, you're supposed to wear something that suggests your district's principal industry.
    p. 66.3

There are no more uses of "principal" in The Hunger Games.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary list — Onelook.com®