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principal
also: feminine: principale mpl principaux
Pronunciation: / pʀɛ̃sipal /, / o /

Translation of principal in English:

adjectif

nom masculin

  • 1 (l'essentiel) See examples: le principal
    the main thing
    c'est le principal
    that's the main thing
    le principal c'est qu'il soit sain et sauf
    the main thing is that he is safe and sound

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