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Synonyms of major in English:


  • 1 the major English poets
    greatest, best, finest, most important, chief, main, prime, principal, capital, cardinal, leading, star, foremost, outstanding, first-rate, top-tier, notable, eminent, pre-eminent, arch-, supreme, uppermost
    [Antonyms] minor
  • 2 an issue of major importance
    crucial, vital, great, considerable, paramount, utmost, prime, extensive
    [Antonyms] little, unimportant
  • 3 the use of drugs is a major problem
    important, big, significant, weighty, crucial, key, sweeping, substantial
    [Antonyms] trivial
  • 4 major surgery
    serious, radical, complicated, difficult
    [Antonyms] minor
  • Phrases

    major part
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