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English definition of “major”


noun [C, usually plural]     /ˈmeɪdʒər/
COMMERCE one of the most important companies in a particular industry : The majors are projected to collect up to $1 trillion in profits over the next 10 years . Among the majors, this airline ranks first for on-time arrivals . oil / industry / supermarket majors
(Definition of major noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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