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major

2 noun
     
Related topics: Military, College
major2 [countable]
1PM an officer of middle rank in the British or US army or marines, or in the US airforce drum major
2 especially American EnglishSEC the main subject that a student studies at college or university:
Her major is history.
3 American EnglishSEC someone studying a particular subject as their main subject at college or university:
She's a history major.
4

the majors

[plural]DSB the Major Leagues

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