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  Definition of Major
  1. the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
  2. a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  3. a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject; "she is a linguistics major"
  4. British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
  5. have as one''s principal field of study; "She is majoring in linguistics"
  6. greater in number or size or amount; "a major portion (a majority) of the population"; "Ursa Major"; "a major portion of the winnings"
  7. greater in scope or effect; "a major contribution"; "a major improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major misunderstanding"
  8. of full legal age; "major children"
  9. of a scale or mode; "major scales"; "the key of D major"
  10. of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes; "his major field was mathematics"
  11. of greater importance or stature or rank; "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"
  12. of greater seriousness or danger; "a major earthquake"; "a major hurricane"; "a major illness"
Similar Words: major, John Major, John R. Major, John Roy Major

 

Attributes: majority, bulk

 

Derivational Morphology: major

 

 
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