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coprincipal

noun co·prin·ci·pal \ ˌkō-ˈprin(t)-s(ə-)pəl \
variants: or co-principal

Definition of coprincipal

plural coprincipals or co-principals
: 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

First Known Use of coprincipal

1741

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coprincipal

adjective
variants: or co-principal

Definition of coprincipal

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

First Known Use of coprincipal

1741

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