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The most important or senior person in an organization or group.
bosschief, chief executive (officer), CEOchairmanchairwomanmanaging directorMDpresidentdirectormanageremployerheadleaderrulercontroller;
Explanatory description:
"a design consultancy whose principal is based in San Francisco"


IFRS definition: An agent is primarily engaged to act on behalf of, and for the benefit of, the principal.

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