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British English: /ˈmeɪdʒə/
American English: /ˈmeɪdʒər/

Translation of major in French:


  • 2
    also: Major
    (in titles) See examples: Major Andrews
    le commandant Andrews
  • 3 (American English) (University) (subject)
    matière (f) principale
    (student) See examples: I'm a physics major
    ma matière principale est la physique
  • 5 (Music)
    ton (m) majeur


  • 1 (important)
    (change, championship, city, client, company, damage, decision, event, user)
    (crisis, contribution, difference, difficulty, effect, importance, role, work)
    (influence, significance)
    a major operation, major surgery
    une grosse opération
  • 3 (Music) in a major key
    en majeur
  • 4
    (British English) (School)Jones major
    Jones aîné

intransitive verb

  • (American English) (University)to major in
    se spécialiser en

Definition of major in:

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