Translation of "major" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈmeɪ·dʒər/ us /ˈmeɪ·dʒər/

important or big

importante, de envergadura
a major problem
a major city


noun uk /ˈmeɪ·dʒər/ us /ˈmeɪ·dʒər/

an officer of middle rank in the army or air force


(Translation of “major” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈmeidʒə/

great, or greater, in size, importance etc

mayor, principal
a major road
a major discovery.
majority /məˈdʒo-/ noun (plural majorities)

the greater number

the majority of people.

the difference between a greater and a smaller number

The Democratic Party won by/with a majority of six hundred votes.
major-general noun

(often abbreviated to Maj.-Gen.when written) in the British army, (a person of) the rank next below lieutenant-general.

general de división
the age of majority noun

legal adulthood (in Britain, eighteen years of age)

mayoría de edad
He has not yet reached the age of majority.

(Translation of “major” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)