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principal sum
noun
,
Insurance.
1.
capital sum
.
capital sum
noun
,
Insurance.
1.
the maximum amount collectable for accidental death or for some major disabling injury, as one resulting in the loss of an eye, leg, or arm.
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principal sum
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noun
an amount paid as an initial fee or investment
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