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English definition of “major”

major

noun [C] (OFFICER)    /ˈmeɪ.dʒər/ US  /-dʒɚ/ (also Major)
an officer of middle rank in the British, US, and many other armed forces: Her father was a major in the Scots Guards. Major Winters/Richard Winters [as form of address] Thank you, Major.Ranks in the ArmyRanks in the Air Force
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