1. Adjective.  Primary; most important in a group.
  2. Noun.  (context, finance) The money originally invested or loaned, on which basis interest and returns are calculated.
  3. Noun.  (North America, Australia) The principal administrator of a school.
  4. Noun.  (legal) One who directs another (the agent) to act on one's behalf.
  5. Noun.  (legal) The primary participant in a crime.
  6. Noun.  A company represented by a salesperson.
  7. Noun.  (North America) A partner or owner of a business.

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