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Synonyms of main in English:


  • 1 the main item
    principal, chief, head, leading, foremost, most important, major, ruling, dominant, central, focal, key, prime, master, premier, primary, first, first-line, fundamental, supreme, predominant, (most) prominent, preeminent, paramount, overriding, cardinal, crucial, critical, pivotal, salient, elemental, essential, staple
    [Antonyms] subsidiary, minor
  • noun

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  • 1 a burst water main
    pipe, channel, duct, conduit
  • Phrases

    in the main

    in the main, we want the menu to offer a nice selection of kosher alternatives See mainly

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