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Meaning of “major” - Learner’s Dictionary

major

adjective     /ˈmeɪdʒər/
IMPORTANT [always before noun] B2 more important or more serious than other things or people of a similar type: a major problem/issue a major city America has played a major role in the peace process.Being important and having importance
MUSIC in music, belonging to a key (= set of musical notes) that often produces a happy sound →  Opposite minor adjective Notes of the musical scale
Translations of “major”
in Arabic مُهِم, كَبير…
in Korean 주요한…
in Malaysian besar…
in French majeur…
in Turkish ana, esas, büyük…
in Italian maggiore, più importante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重要的, 較重要的, 主要的…
in Russian крупный, важный, мажорный…
in Polish podstawowy, ważny, dur…
in Vietnamese chủ yếu, lớn…
in Spanish mayor, principal…
in Portuguese principal, importante…
in Thai สำคัญมาก…
in German bedeutend…
in Catalan important, gran…
in Japanese 主要な…
in Indonesian besar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重要的, 较重要的, 主要的…
(Definition of major adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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