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principal (English) and principl-e (French) vs. principal (English) et principe (French)

The English words principal and principle are homophones – they sound alike but have different meanings. In English, principal is an adjective meaning first in order, in importance and can be replaced by main: principal cities are main cities of a country. As a noun, the principal is a person such as the Deputy principal or the school principal. As an adjective, principal is similar to its French counterpart … Continue reading principal (English) and principl-e (French) vs. principal (English) et principe (French) »