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Meaning of "main" in Essential English Dictionary

main

adjective   /meɪn/
B1 most important or largest: Our main problem is lack of money. The main airport is 15 miles from the capital.
the main thing the most important fact in a situation: You’re happy, and that’s the main thing.
Translations of “main”
in Arabic رَئيسي…
in Korean 주요한…
in Malaysian utama…
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 Vietnamese chính, quan trọng nhất…
in Spanish principal…
in Portuguese principal…
in Thai สำคัญที่สุด…
in German Haupt-……
in Catalan principal…
in Japanese 主な…
in Indonesian utama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要的, 最重要的, 最大的…
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