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Adjective
(of an object or situation) Significant in degree of importance or urgency
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“Jon Snow felt that the White Walkers were a major issue that he and Daenerys had to address immediately.”
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(of a quality or condition) Significant in degree of importance or urgency
“The Supreme Court has faced many issues of major importance that would ultimately shape the republic.”
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Noteworthy historically, or among one's peers
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“Francis Bacon is regarded as one of the major painters of the 20th century.”
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Complicated in nature
“He had to undergo major surgery, followed by months of rehabilitation.”
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Arduous in nature
“This is a major undertaking that will literally take years to complete.”
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Large in size or amount
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“This seems like a good strategy to make some major cash in a short space of time.”
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Significant or extreme in degree or intensity, especially of emotion
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Used as an intensifier
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Using all resources
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To a blatantly great or extreme degree, typically in the negative sense
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Being an older member of a family
Verb
(major in) To concentrate on a particular area of study
“I have chosen to major in English so that I can write more beautifully and intelligently.”
Verb
To study or train in a specific field
Noun
The main area of study of a student
“Kate chose literature as her major in college.”
Noun
A student at a college or university concentrating on a given area of study
“Alex graduated with honors as an engineering major.”
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A characteristic or ability at which one particularly excels
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A police officer or member of law enforcement
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