Principal vs Principle
Added by Tomasz H. 1 July 2014 in category:
Principal and principle are often confused by English speakers. Today I'll explain you what is the difference.
As an adjective means 'most important'
The principal reason (= the most important reason) for the failure to take action was poor communication between government departments.
As a noun means 'the head of a school or organization'
The college principal made a speech congratulating all the students.
Our company’s principals meet once a month.
Is a noun and it means 'a rule or theory which explains how something is or works'
Can you teach me the principles of quantum physics?
A 'moral rule or guideline'
Honesty is one of the founding principles of our company.