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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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American English version of definition of major
a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of major from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.