MAJOR

major

1. [Adjective]: greater in number or size or amount; "a major portion (a majority) of the population"; "Ursa Major"; "a major portion of the winnings"

2. [Adjective]: of full legal age; "major children"

3. [Adjective]: of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes; "his major field was mathematics"

4. [Adjective]: of greater seriousness or danger; "a major earthquake"; "a major hurricane"; "a major illness"

5. [Adjective]: greater in scope or effect; "a major contribution"; "a major improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major misunderstanding"

6. [Adjective]: of a scale or mode; "major scales"; "the key of D major"

7. [Adjective]: of greater importance or stature or rank; "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"

8. [Noun]: the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"

9. [Noun]: a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject; "she is a linguistics major"

10. [Noun]: a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain

11. [Noun]: British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)

12. [Verb]: have as one''s principal field of study; "She is majoring in linguistics"

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