Prime and Principal

Prime

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Prime adjective – Highest in rank or authority.
Usage example: the prime strategist in the senator's presidential campaign

Principal is a synonym for prime in main topic. In some cases you can use "Principal" instead the word "Prime" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like initial, important, primary, fundamental. popular alternative
Nearby Words: primary, prim, primed, primal
Synonyms for Prime

Principal

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Principal adjective – Highest in rank or authority.
Usage example: the principal researcher in the company's chemical division

Prime is a synonym for principal in main topic. You can use "Prime" instead the word "Principal" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as comparison, initial, important, key. popular alternative
Nearby Words: principle, principally, principality, principe
Synonyms for Principal

How words are described

old old prime old principal
female female prime female principal
current current prime current principal
fake fake prime fake principal
Other adjectives: corrupt, entire, real, evil, angry, former, later, titular, next, previous.

Things that words describes

character prime character principal character
part prime part principal part
motivation prime motivation principal motivation
position prime position principal position
Other nouns: reason, form, team, rival, method, suspect, villain, antagonist, weapon, source, actor, reasons, examples, villains, doesn't.
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