There are 2 translations of mayor in English:

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adjetivo/adjective

  • 1 1.1 (comparativo de grande1) pueden volar a mayor altura they can fly at a greater height estas tablas le dan mayor amplitud a la falda these pleats make the skirt fuller un material de mayor flexibilidad a more flexible material en otros países el índice de mortalidad infantil es aún mayor in other countries the infant mortality rate is even higher esto podría reportar beneficios aún mayores this could bring even greater benefitsmayor que algo una superficie cuatro veces mayor que la de nuestro país a surface area four times greater than that of our country cualquier número mayor que 40 any number above 40 o greater than 40 o higher than 40 X > Z [Matemáticas/Mathematics] (read as: equis es mayor que zeta) X > Z (léase: x is greater than z) 1.2 (superlativo de grande1) el mayor país de América Latina the biggest country in Latin America el mayor número de accidentes de Europa the greatest o/or highest number of accidents in Europe esa ha sido siempre su mayor preocupación that has always been her greatest worry le ruego lo envíe a la mayor brevedad posible [Correspondencia/Correspondence] please send it as soon as possible o/or [formal] at your earliest convenience la mayor parte de los argentinos most Argentinians, the majority of Argentinians
  • 3 (en frases negativas/in negative sentences) (grande) no creo que esto requiera mayores explicaciones I don't think this needs much in the way of explanation no tengo mayor interés en el tema I'm not particularly interested in o/or I don't have any great interest in the subject la noticia no me produjo mayor inquietud the news did not worry me particularly o/or unduly se llevó a cabo sin mayores contratiempos it was carried out without any serious o/or major hitches no pasar or llegar a mayores, tuvo un pretendiente, pero la cosa no pasó a mayores she had a boyfriend, but it didn't come to anything o/or but nothing came of it hubo una pelea pero no llegó a mayores there was a fight but it was nothing serious
  • 4 (en nombres) (principal) Calle Mayor Main Street ([ in US ]), High Street ([ in UK ])
  • 6 [Comercio/Business] (al) por mayor wholesale venta solo (al) por mayor wholesale only los compran (al) por mayor they buy them wholesale hubo problemas (al) por mayor there were innumerable problems

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There are 2 translations of mayor in English:

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nombre masculino y femenino/masculine and feminine noun

  • 1 1.1 (adulto) no te metas en las conversaciones de los mayores don't interrupt when the adults o/or grown-ups are talking cada niño debe ir acompañado de un mayor each child must be accompanied by an adult 1.2
    (mayores masculino plural)
    mis/tus mayores my/your elders

    Compounds

    mayor de edad

    nombre masculino y femenino/masculine and feminine noun
    • person who is legally of age o/or who has reached the age of majority

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