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subprincipal

[ suhb-prin-suh-puhl, suhb-prin- ]
/ sʌbˈprɪn sə pəl, ˈsʌbˌprɪn- /
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noun
an assistant or deputy principal.
Music. (in an organ) a subbass of the open diapason class.
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Origin of subprincipal

First recorded in 1590–1600; sub- + principal
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British Dictionary definitions for subprincipal

subprincipal
/ (sʌbˈprɪnsɪpəl) /

noun
a vice-principal in a college, etc
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