major

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  • Info Major is a military rank of commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces. more...
  • It was the first play to win all three of these major awards.
  • Over the next thirty years he composed most of his major works while working there.
  • It is the major east-west highway in the southern portion of the state.
  • The station was on a major north-south route for troops.
  • It is one of four major east-west through routes in the city.
  • Services and public administration also play a major role in the city's economy.
  • The news was reported in newspapers all over the world as a major story.
  • The highway is a major east-west route through the central and eastern portion of the state.
  • Their version features a key change from C major to A-flat major.
  • There is one major north-south highway system on the island, which runs along the eastern side.
  • It was the last major battle in the north.
  • There are six major roads in and out of the city.
  • It is recorded in B-flat major, but played live in A major.
  • Nine majors were won between them many fighting against each other head to head.
  • The production of the first of them in E flat major had been a failure. Cited from Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Vol. 2, by Lady Wallace
  • As such, it was intended to transport large numbers of passengers between major cities.
  • The club played a major role in setting up a ladies league in Scotland.
  • All the major institutions were located there, as was the fleet and most of the army.
  • It is the major east-west corridor through the north side of the city.
  • The song is written in the key of D-flat major.
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Meaning of major

  • noun A commissioned military officer in the united states army or air force or marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
  • noun A university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject
    she is a linguistics major
  • noun The principal field of study of a student at a university
    her major is linguistics
  • verb Have as one's principal field of study
    She is majoring in linguistics
  • adjective Of greater importance or stature or rank
    a major artist, a major role, major highways
  • adjective Greater in scope or effect
    a major contribution, a major improvement, a major break with tradition, a major misunderstanding
  • adjective Greater in number or size or amount
    a major portion (a majority) of the population, Ursa Major, a major portion of the winnings
  • adjective Of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes
    his major field was mathematics
  • adjective Of a scale or mode
    major scales, the key of D major
  • adjective Of greater seriousness or danger
    a major earthquake, a major hurricane, a major illness
  • adjective Of full legal age