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major pronunciación
adjective
1 great, or greater, in number, size, extent, value, importance, etc.
2 music
a said of a scale: having two full tones between the first and third notes;
b said of a key, chord, etc: based on such a scale.
3 Brit, esp formerly used after the surname of the elder of two brothers attending the same school: senior.
noun
1
a an army officer of the rank immediately above captain. See table in the Supplement to this book;
b in the US air force: an officer of the rank immediately above captain. See table in the Supplement to this book;
c an officer who is in charge of a military band pipe major .
2 music a major key, chord or scale.
3 esp N Am
a a student's main or special subject of study English is his major ;
b a student studying such a subject He's a psychology major .
4 someone who has reached the age of full legal responsibility, which in Britain and the US means a person of 18 years or over.
5 a film company, record label, etc with a large distrbution network.
6 anything that is major as opposed to minor.
verb (majored , majoring ) intr
1 (always major in something) esp US to specialize in (a particular subject of study).
2 (usu major in or on something) to specialize in (a particular product, area of interest, etc).
[15c: Latin, comparative of magnus great]


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