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major /'meidʤə/
  • danh từ
    • (quân sự) thiếu tá (lục quân)
    • danh từ
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) con trai đến tuổi thành niên (21 tuổi)
      • chuyên đề (của một sinh viên)
      • người có địa vị cao hơn (trong một lĩnh vực nào đó)
      • tính từ
        • lớn (hơn), nhiều (hơn), trọng đại, chủ yếu
          • for the major part: phần lớn, phần nhiều
        • anh, lớn (dùng trong trường hợp có hai anh em cùng trường)
          • Smith major: Xmít anh, Xmít lớn
        • (âm nhạc) trưởng
        • đến tuổi trưởng thành
        • (thuộc) chuyên đề (của một sinh viên)
        • nội động từ
          • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) chuyên về (một môn gì), chọn chuyên đề, đỗ cao (về một môn học)
            • to major in history: chuyên về môn sử; chọn chuyên đề về sử; đỗ cao về sử
        Concise Dictionary
        +a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
        +British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
        +a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject
        +the principal field of study of a student at a university
        +have as one's principal field of study
        +of greater importance or stature or rank
        +greater in scope or effect
        +greater in number or size or amount
        +of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes
        +of a scale or mode
        +of greater seriousness or danger
        +of full legal age
        +of the elder of two boys with the same family name

        Thesaurus Dictionary
        1 larger, greater, bigger, main, chief, important:
        Henderson grabbed the major portion of the credit.
        2 vital, important, critical, crucial, principal, foremost, paramount, primary, prime, main, big, biggest, pre-eminent, notable, noteworthy, significant, outstanding, dominant, dominating; serious, grave, worst:
        The major problem in commercial kitchens is sanitation.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        adjective, noun, verb
        + adjective
        1 [usually before noun] very large or important: a major road + major international companies + to play a major role in sth + We have encountered major problems. + There were calls for major changes to the welfare system.
        Antonym: MINOR
        2 [not before noun] (AmE, spoken) serious: Never mind-it's not major.
        3 (music) based on a SCALE (= a series of eight notes) in which the third note is two whole TONES/STEPS higher than the first note: the key of D major
        Compare: MINOR
        4 (AmE) related to sb's main subject of study in college
        + noun
        1 [C] (abbreviation Maj.) an officer of fairly high rank in the army or the US air force: Major Smith + He's a major in the US army.
        2 [C] (AmE) the main subject or course of a student at college or university: Her major is French.
        Compare: MINOR
        3 [C] (AmE) a student studying a particular subject as the main part of their course: She's a French major.
        4 [U] (music) a major key or scale: to change from major to minor
        5 (the majors) [pl.] (AmE, sport) the MAJOR LEAGUES
        Phrasal Verbs: major in sth (AmE) to study sth as your main subject at a university or college: She majored in History at Stanford.
        major on sth (BrE) to pay particular attention to one subject, issue, etc.
        Collocation Dictionary

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        in the armed forces air force, army, navy ~
        an air force/army sergeant an army/navy captain

        marshal a
        have/hold the rank of, serve as ~
        She joined the navy and held the rank of captain. He served as a lieutenant in the marine corps.

        be appointed, become, be made ~
        He was made a colonel at the age of 40. She ought to have been made sergeant by now.

        under ~
        383 men under General Miles attacked the camp.

        the rank of ~
        She was promoted to the rank of colonel.

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