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English definition of “major”

major

adjective [after noun] (MUSIC)    /ˈmeɪ.dʒər/ US  /-dʒɚ/
belonging or relating to a musical scale that is generally thought to have a happy sound: the key of C major a concerto in A major → Compare minor adjectiveNotes of the musical scale
(Definition of major adjective (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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