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subprincipal

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noun sub·prin·ci·pal \-ˈprin(t)-s(ə-)pəl, -sə-bəl\

Definition of subprincipal

  1. 1 :  an assistant principal (as of a school)

  2. 2 :  a secondary or bracing rafter



1597

First Known Use of subprincipal

1597


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