major - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
adjective 

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/ˈmeɪdʒə(r)/
  1. 1
    [usually before noun] important, serious, large, or great
    a major factor:

    Age is a major factor affecting chances of employment.

    a major problem/obstacle:

    one of the major problems facing our planet

    major change:

    Further major changes were recommended by the board.

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    1. a.
      more important, more serious, larger, or greater than other things

      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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