"Mi precipe manĝas legomojn."
Translation:I mainly eat vegetables.
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It looks like ĉefa/ĉefe and precipa/precipe are synonyms.
In the PIV dictionary (www.vortaro.net) precipa is defined as "Plej grava; ĉefa", and ĉefa is defined as "La plej grava; precipa, havanta la unuan rangon". They are literally defined as each other.
There's probably some kind of nuance, but I don't know what it is. I guess maybe the difference between "la ĉefa kaŭzo" and "la principa kaŭzo" is similar to the difference between "the main cause" and "the principle cause" in English.