Definition of 'major'
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Oil majors duly took another leg up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are building this to be a major force. The Sun (2016)The growing popularity of internet banking is the major factor behind the closures. The Sun (2016)She also suffered from degenerative arthritis and major heart problems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And he made it clear that one of his major tasks will be cutting those numbers in spectacular fashion. The Sun (2016)Of course, photographs play a major role in storytelling throughout the museum’s permanent exhibitions. Smithsonian Mag (2017)This will be part of a major pitch by the Government to build new ties with old friends. The Sun (2016)This may sound too idealistic, but you and a partner can take a major step toward it. The Sun (2017)With a delicious dressing a good salad should be the major part of your meal. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)And they played major roles in real life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It gave me a hunger to come back and win a major championship. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In two years he rose from lieutenant colonel to major general. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Worn cartilage is one of the major causes of osteoarthritis. The Sun (2008)In their situation there are four major realities over which they essentially no control. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)It also weighed on the oil majors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He won each of his first two major championships by eight strokes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Will there be major changes if things go wrong? The Sun (2012)Too much alcohol was probably a major factor so know your limits in future. The Sun (2014)What is it like to take on a major project? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The mite was born with four major heart problems. The Sun (2009)This major study teaches that theoretical ideas about free radicals are not always borne out in practice. The Antioxidant Health Plan (1994)With a few major and minor tweaks we hope we can get him back to his best. The Sun (2013)The third major restriction upon presidential power lies in the efficiency of the administrative instruments at the disposal of his office. The Government and Politics of France (1989)Pretty major detail to leave out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His mother married a Norwegian army major. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The profile data confirm what we already know -- age is a major predictor of switching patterns. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)As well as yielding such a nutritious oil, flax is a major force in the textile industry. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)A major record company needs to have both to survive and prosper. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'major'
British English: major /ˈmeɪdʒə/ ADJECTIVE
You use major to describe something that is more important, serious, or significant than other things.
Lack of drinking water was a major problem.
- American English: major
- Arabic: أَسَاسِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: principal
- Chinese: 主要的
- Croatian: veći
- Czech: hlavní
- Danish: stor
- Dutch: groot
- European Spanish: muy importante
- Finnish: tärkein
- French: majeur
- German: bedeutend
- Greek: μείζων
- Italian: importante
- Japanese: 大きい方の
- Korean: 중요한
- Norwegian: betydelig
- Polish: główny ważny
- European Portuguese: principal
- Romanian: major
- Russian: основной
- Spanish: muy importante
- Swedish: större
- Thai: สำคัญ
- Turkish: büyük olay, film vb
- Ukrainian: основний
- Vietnamese: chủ yếu
Definition of major from the Collins English Dictionary
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