majoradjectiveuk /ˈmeɪ.dʒər/ us /ˈmeɪ.dʒɚ/
major adjective (IMPORTANT)
- This latest defeat is a major setback for the government.
- This building, once derided by critics, is now a major tourist attraction.
- Japan is a major exporter of cars.
- The children were vaccinated against the major childhood diseases.
- They predict that a major earthquake will strike the east coast before the end of the decade.
major adjective (MUSIC)
majornoun [C]uk /ˈmeɪ.dʒər/ us /ˈmeɪ.dʒɚ/
major noun [C] (OFFICER)
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