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Main Entry: 1ma·jor
Pronunciation: primarystressmamacr-jschwar
Function: adjective
1 a : greater in dignity, rank, or importance <a major poet> b : greater in number, quantity, or extent <received the major part of the blame>
2 a : notable in effect or scope <a major improvement> b : significant in size, amount, or degree <made some major cash>
3 : of or relating to an academic major
4 a : having half steps between the third and fourth and the seventh and eighth degrees <major scale> b : based on a major scale <major key> <major chord>

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