Definitions

Business

A principal is an administrator or a high-ranking person within a company, enterprise, or partnership, especially one with a stake as a partner, or possessing a management hierarchical status.

Finance

Principal is the original amount of a debt or investment on which interest is calculated.

Security

A principal is

References

  1. SOA4All, Glossary (full-text).
  2. FIPS 186-3.


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