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main

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/meɪn/
B1 most important or largest: the main problem/reason The main airport is 15 miles from the capital.Being important and having importance
the main thing B2 the most important fact in a situation: You're happy and that's the main thing.Important and essential thingsInformation and messages
Translations of “main”
in Korean 주요한…
in Arabic رَئيسي…
in French principal…
in Turkish asıl, esas, temel…
in Italian principale, più importante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主要的, 最重要的, 最大的…
in Russian основной, главный…
in Polish główny…
in Spanish principal…
in Portuguese principal…
in German Haupt-……
in Catalan principal…
in Japanese 主な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要的, 最重要的, 最大的…
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