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Major roadworks ahead.
Age is a major factor affecting chances of employment.
one of the major problems facing our planet
Further major changes were recommended by the board.
Our major concern is how to give everyone a fair chance.
The major attraction is a huge clock in the entrance hall.
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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of major from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.