principal person

See: chief
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He perceived that it was no good talking to the old man, and that the principal person in the house was the mother.
But I should have mentioned, that before the principal person began his oration, he cried out three times, LANGRO DEHUL SAN (these words and the former were afterwards repeated and explained to me); whereupon, immediately, about fifty of the inhabitants came and cut the strings that fastened the left side of my head, which gave me the liberty of turning it to the right, and of observing the person and gesture of him that was to speak.
For a long time, even with the utmost discretion and reticence, it would have been impossible to make the facts public, but now the principal person concerned is beyond the reach of human law, and with due suppression the story may be told in such fashion as to injure no one.
But what is worst of all is, that general confusion which those who are in power introduce to impede the ordinary course of justice; which sufficiently shows what is the nature of the government, or rather lawless force: for it is usual with the principal persons amongst them to collect together some of the common people and their friends, and then revolt and set up for themselves, and come to blows with each other.
One of them will be the principal person, while the other is listed as a reserve, according to the report.
As sole proprietor, she is the principal person responsible for the website designs offered by Bull On Clicks.
Alberto Fujimori is the principal person responsible for "our being sterilized against our will when we were barely 20, 25, or 30 years old, and that is why he cannot be given the pardon his family has asked for," said Mayhua, vice president of AMAEFC.
Vogt sentenced her to the mandatory minimum term of 70 months in prison, calling Reed the "ringleader" of the crime despite not being "the principal person doing all the stabbing.
BITA Board member, Bill Goodwin, the principal person behind the formation of the BITA Academy, said: "Until now, there hasn't been a course on offer that delivers all aspects of the skill-set that BITA members are looking for in newly qualified engineers.
The other conspirators are only held in the second place, as kind of assistants of the principal person.
The High Court allowed the Club's appeal finding that the policy fell into the exception that a club may be considered not to be discriminating if its principal person is to 'cater only for the needs of persons of a particular gender'.
On September 23, 1996, the principal person of Hawaii Cyberspace (HC) signed a contract with the U.

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