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English definition of “major”


adjective (MUSIC)   /ˈmeɪ·dʒər/
music based on a scale (= series of musical notes ) in which there is a whole step (= sound difference ) between each note except between the third and fourth notes and the seventh and eighth notes : a major scale a major chord
(Definition of major adjective (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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