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Noun: majors  mey-ju(r)z
  1. (baseball) the most important league in any sport (especially baseball)
    - major league, big league
Noun: major  mey-ju(r)
  1. (military) a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
     
  2. [N. Amer, Austral, NZ] A university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject
    "she is a linguistics major"
     
  3. [N. Amer, Austral, NZ] The principal field of study of a student at a university
    "her major is linguistics"
Verb: major  mey-ju(r)
Usage: N. Amer, Austral, NZ
  1. Have as one's principal field of study
    "She is majoring in linguistics"

Type of: bailiwick, commissioned military officer, conference, discipline, educatee, field, field of study, league, pupil, student, study, subject, subject area, subject field

Encyclopedia: Majors

Major, John Roy