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From French major

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Major

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Majors

Major (plural Majors), or, when used as a title before a person's name, Major
  1. A military rank between captain and lieutenant-colonel.
    He used to be a major in the army.
    This is Major Jones.
  2. A person of legal age.
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  • (a person of legal age): minor
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Middle English major, from Latin maior, comparative of magnus (great), from Proto-Indo-European *maǵ-yes- "greater", comparative of *maǵ-, *meǵ-, "great".

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major

  1. Of great significance or importance.
  2. (music) Being the larger of two intervals denoted by the same ordinal number.
  3. (music) Containing the note which is a major third (four half steps) above the tonic.
  4. (Canadian football) An alternate term for touchdown.
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Singular
Major

Plural
Majors

Major (plural Majors)
  1. (US) The main area of study of a student working toward a degree at a college or university.
    Midway through his second year of college, he still hadn't chosen a major.
  2. (US) A student at a college or university concentrating on a given area of study.
    She is a math major.
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Infinitive
to Major

Third person singular
Majors

Simple past
Majored

Past participle
Majored

Present participle
Majoring

to Major (third-person singular simple present Majors, present participle Majoring, simple past and past participle Majored)
  1. (US) To concentrate on a particular area of study as a student in a college or university.
    I have decided to major in mathematics.
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Major m.

  1. major Patrono:Military

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From German major < Spanish < Latin maior.

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Major [[Category:Patrono:Et nouns|Major]]

  1. Patrono:Military ranks A major

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French military authorities have created in 1972 the rank of major (non-commissioned officer) which can easily be confounded with the rank of major (officer) used in many countries, provocating problems in allied forces communication.

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Major m. (plural Majors)

  1. major, the upper rank of French non-commissioned officers

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From Latin maior.

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Major m. (Cyrillic spelling мајор)

  1. Patrono:Military major (rank)

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