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main

adjective [not gradable]  us   /meɪn/

main adjective [not gradable] (MOST IMPORTANT)

most important or larger: The main thing is to keep calm and don’t get angry. The main social event of the summer was a dance and reception.

main

noun [C]  us   /meɪn/

main noun [C] (PIPE)

a large pipe that is part of the system carrying water or gas from one place to another: A water main burst and flooded the street.
Translations of “main”
in Arabic رَئيسي…
in Korean 주요한…
in Malaysian utama…
in French principal…
in Turkish asıl, esas, temel…
in Italian principale, più importante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主要的, 最重要的, 最大的…
in Russian основной, главный…
in Polish główny…
in Vietnamese chính, quan trọng nhất…
in Spanish principal…
in Portuguese principal…
in Thai สำคัญที่สุด…
in German Haupt-……
in Catalan principal…
in Japanese 主な…
in Indonesian utama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要的, 最重要的, 最大的…
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