coprincipal

noun
co·​prin·​ci·​pal | \ ˌkō-ˈprin(t)-s(ə-)pəl How to pronounce coprincipal (audio) \
variants: or co-principal
plural coprincipals or co-principals

Definition of coprincipal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a person who is one of two or more principals With Congress, Gore appears to have been more observer and fixer, and occasionally strategist, than actual coprincipal, but that is a judgment from afar.— Richard E. Neustadt

coprincipal

adjective
variants: or co-principal

Definition of coprincipal (Entry 2 of 2)

: sharing principal status with another … two faculty members are serving as co-principal investigators on a project …Indiana University Northwest News

Examples of coprincipal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Dambisa Moyo, economist, author, coprincipal at Versaca Investments, and board member at Chevron and 3M, told the Next Gen audience about her seven-year effort to land a directorship. Claire Zillman, Fortune, 25 June 2021

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First Known Use of coprincipal

Noun

1741, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1741, in the meaning defined above

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“Coprincipal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coprincipal. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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