Übersetzung von “major” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivemajor /ˈmeɪdʒər/
≠minor; main or leading

one of the major supermarket chains
une des principales chaînes de supermarchés
≠trivial; significant or important

someone who had a major influence on my life
quelqu'un qui a eu une influence majeure sur ma vie

a major factor to be taken into account
un facteur majeur à prendre en compte


noun countablemajor /ˈmeɪdʒər/
a mid-ranking officer in the military
commandant masculine

Major Jenkins.
Commandant Jenkins

He saluted the major.
Il salua le commandant.
the main subject sb studies at college, or sb studying that subject
matière feminine principale , étudiant/-ante en masculine-feminine

She's a history major.
Elle est étudiante en histoire.

My major was in English.
Ma matière principale était l'anglais.
; see also minor 2.


verb phrasalmajor: major in /ˈmeɪdʒər/
to have a particular subject as your main area of study at college
se spécialiser en

I'm thinking of majoring in Biology.
Je pense à me spécialiser en biologie.

(Übersetzung von “major” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /ˈmeidʒə/

great, or greater, in size, importance etc

a major road
a major discovery.
majority /məˈdʒo-/ noun (plural majorities)

the greater number

the majority of people.

the difference between a greater and a smaller number

The Democratic Party won by/with a majority of six hundred votes.
major-general noun

(often abbreviated to Maj.-Gen.when written) in the British army, (a person of) the rank next below lieutenant-general.

général/-ale de division
the age of majority

legal adulthood (in Britain, eighteen years of age)

He has not yet reached the age of majority.



(American) the subject in which you specialize at college or university

matière principale
a major in physics
Her major is psychology.

(Übersetzung von “major” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)