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English definition of “major-league”

major-league

adjective uk   /ˌmeɪ.dʒəˈliːɡ/ us    /-dʒɚ-/

major-league adjective (SPORT)

belonging or relating to sport in a major league in the US: major-league baseball

major-league adjective (IMPORTANT)

important and having a lot of influence: The directors all have major-league business experience.
(Definition of major-league adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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