major - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “major” en inglés

See all translations

major

adjective uk   /ˈmeɪ.dʒər/  us   /-dʒɚ/

major adjective (IMPORTANT)

B2 [before noun] more important, bigger, or more serious than others of the same type: All of her major plays have been translated into English. Sugar is a major cause of tooth decay. There are two problems with this situation, one major, one minor. Citrus fruits are a major source of vitamin C. There has been a major change in attitudes recently. The United States is a major influence in the United Nations.
More examples

major adjective (MUSIC)

[after noun] music belonging or relating to a musical scale that is generally thought to have a happy sound: the key of C major a concerto in A major

major

noun [C] uk   /ˈmeɪ.dʒər/  us   /-dʒɚ/

major noun [C] (OFFICER)

(also Major) an officer of middle rank in the British, US, and many other armed forces: Her father was a major in the Scots Guards. Major Winters/Richard Winters [as form of address] Thank you, Major.

major noun [C] (SPECIAL SUBJECT)

US the most important subject that a college or university student is studying, or the student himself or herself: What is your major, English or French? She was a philosophy major at an Ivy League college.

major

verb uk   /ˈmeɪ.dʒər/  us   /-dʒɚ/
major in sth US B2 to study something as your main subject at college or university: She majored in philosophy at Harvard.
Traducciones de “major”
en árabe مُهِم, كَبير…
en coreano 주요한…
in Malaysian besar…
en francés majeur…
en turco ana, esas, büyük…
en italiano maggiore, più importante…
en chino (tradicionál) 重要的, 較重要的, 主要的…
en ruso крупный, важный, мажорный…
en polaco podstawowy, ważny, dur…
in Vietnamese chủ yếu, lớn…
en español mayor, principal…
en portugués principal, importante…
in Thai สำคัญมาก…
en alemán bedeutend…
en catalán important, gran…
en japonés 主要な…
in Indonesian besar…
en chino (simplificado) 重要的, 较重要的, 主要的…
(Definition of major from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de major
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “major” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

Morse code

a system used for sending messages, in which letters and numbers are represented by short and long marks, sounds, or flashes of light

Palabra del día

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Aprende más 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Aprende más