There are 3 translations of major in Spanish:

major1

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪdʒər; ˈmeɪdʒə(r)/

adj

  • 1 [breakthrough/change/contribution/cause/client] muy importante; [setback] serio; [revision] a fondo; [illness] grave she is at a major disadvantage está en franca desventaja a problem of major importance un problema de la mayor or de enorme importancia a major issue un asunto de gran or de fundamental importancia all major credit cards accepted se aceptan las principales tarjetas de crédito we're talking major bucks here (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot] es un dineral, es un montón de guita [slang/argot], es un platal or (Spain/España) un pastón or (Mexico/México) un lanón [colloquial/familiar] I'm talking major disaster es un desastre con D mayúscula [colloquial/familiar]
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    • One major obstacle in recruitment, however, is beyond the military's control.
    • It is the first major film the Star Wars actor, from Crieff, has made in the town where he got his first theatrical break.
    • The modern Games, and many other major sports festivals, follow a similar format.
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    • Since then, 48 nations have now signed this treaty, including all the major industrialized countries.
    • Dealing with change is one of the major problems in Europe, if not the major one.
    • Huge demonstrations in the capital city of his major ally would not be good for the image.
  • 2 [Music/Música] [key/scale] mayor B/C major si/do mayor
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    • The E-flat transposition (down a major sixth) easily can be accomplished by reading the part as if written in bass clef up one octave.
    • The tension generated throughout the work by the collision of major and minor thirds is left clearly unresolved in these closing bars.
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    • I can still remember the effect of his G major sonata, a decade after the concert.
    • The Symphony consists of only three movements - a pathetic Allegro in D minor, a highly original Scherzo in the same key, and a blissful Adagio in E major.
    • Brahms' Trio in B was the subject of the composer's re-write, following the composition and publication of his later trios in C major and C minor.
  • 3 (British English/inglés británico) [Education/Educación] [dated/anticuado] Smith major el (hermano) mayor de los Smith

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Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.

There are 3 translations of major in Spanish:

major2

n

  • 2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Education/Educación] 2.1 (subject) asignatura (feminine) principal 2.2 (student) she's a geography major estudia geografía (como asignatura principal)
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    • They are required to have a college diploma at least, and their majors in universities must be related to law or psychology.
    • The individualized major in business administration provides the opportunity for a broad survey of business subjects.
    • It is no surprise that Cornell is offering majors in disciplines so important to the wine industry.
  • 3 [Music/Música] the major la clave mayor in the major en clave mayor
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    • Do you want to become a trumpet major at a Canadian university or school of music?
    • In the foreground, a vast crowd marches in front of a military band led by a drum major whose face is recognizable as that of Emile Littre.
    • During the service, the Ambassador delivered a message of thanks from his country, and a pipe major played a lament at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior.
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    • The first modulates from the tonic key and concludes with a cadence in a related key, usually the dominant for pieces in the major, the relative major for pieces in the minor.
    • By contrast, almost all of the melodies here are built on the major, the most boring of scales.
    • A two-bar episode leads to the soprano middle entry in the relative major.
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    (majors plural)
    (American English/inglés norteamericano) 4.1 (companies) grandes or importantes empresas (feminine plural) 4.2 [Sport/Deporte] the majors las grandes ligas (esp de béisbol)
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    • For Rovers it was Clifford Tommy who registered majors with one in the second and then the third quarter.
    • The Cats were the only goal scorers in the second quarter with one major, sending them in at half time 17 points ahead.
    • Solly has also pushed forward on a few occasion and contributed 14 majors.
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    • So it is that, while Faldo outnumbers him six to five in terms of majors won, it is the man from Pedrena whom history will anoint the more significant.
    • Most of the low-cost airlines leave the majority of business travelers to the majors.
    • I never thought I'd be in a position to win all four majors.

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Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.

There are 3 translations of major in Spanish:

major3

vi

  • 1.1 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Education/Educación]to major in sth especializarse* en algo 1.2 (concentrate) [colloquial/familiar] to major in o (British English/inglés británico) on sth concentrarse en algo
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    • Madden graduated from Buffalo State University, where he majored in art education.
    • In Saudi Arabia, nearly one in five undergraduates majors in Islamic studies.
    • I also had four students who would be majoring in art education in college.

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Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.