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The main entrance to the building is on George Street.
We eat our main meal of the day in the evening.
the main London to Edinburgh railway line
The main focus of her speech was on the new sales strategy.
We're here now – that's the main thing.
The main thing is that you're not injured.
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Definition of main from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.