major+part

  • 1 major part — index body (main part), bulk, cornerstone, corpus, main point, majority (greater part) Burton s …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 play a major part — play a key/major/important role/part (in sth) (also have a key/major/important role/part to play (in sth)) ► to have a lot of power or influence in a particular situation: »His financial expertise played a major role in London City airport s… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 play a major part in sth — play a key/major/important role/part (in sth) (also have a key/major/important role/part to play (in sth)) ► to have a lot of power or influence in a particular situation: »His financial expertise played a major role in London City airport s… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Major — Ma jor, [L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F. majeur. Cf. {Master}, {Mayor}, {Magnitude}, {More}, a.] 1. Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Major key — Major Ma jor, [L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F. majeur. Cf. {Master}, {Mayor}, {Magnitude}, {More}, a.] 1. Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Major offense — Major Ma jor, [L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F. majeur. Cf. {Master}, {Mayor}, {Magnitude}, {More}, a.] 1. Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Major scale — Major Ma jor, [L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F. majeur. Cf. {Master}, {Mayor}, {Magnitude}, {More}, a.] 1. Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Major second — Major Ma jor, [L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F. majeur. Cf. {Master}, {Mayor}, {Magnitude}, {More}, a.] 1. Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Major sixth — Major Ma jor, [L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F. majeur. Cf. {Master}, {Mayor}, {Magnitude}, {More}, a.] 1. Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Major third — Major Ma jor, [L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F. majeur. Cf. {Master}, {Mayor}, {Magnitude}, {More}, a.] 1. Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 part — I n. share 1) to do one s part viewpoint, position 2) for, on one s part (for my part, I will say no more) participation 3) to take part in 4) an active part role 5) to play a part (to play the part of Hamlet) 6) to act; look the part 7) to learn …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 Major football rivalries — This article deals with major football rivalries around the world. This includes local derbies as well as matches between teams further apart. Major footballing rivalries manifest themselves in many ways. Fierce conflicts between supporter groups …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 part — part1 W1S1 [pa:t US pa:rt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(piece)¦ 2¦(machine/object)¦ 3¦(not all)¦ 4¦(involvement)¦ 5 have a part to play (in something) 6 take part 7 take/have/play no part in something 8 want no part of something 9 the best/better part of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 major — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English maiour, from Latin major, comparative of magnus great, large more at much Date: 15th century 1. greater in dignity, rank, importance, or interest < one of the major poets > 2. greater in number, quantity, or …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 major — /may jeuhr/, n. 1. a commissioned military officer ranking next below a lieutenant colonel and next above a captain. 2. one of superior rank, ability, etc., in a specified class. 3. Educ. a. a subject or field of study chosen by a student to… …

    Universalium

  • 16 Major — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 important, large, serious, significant (a major road; a major war; the major consideration must be their health). 2 (of an operation) serious or life threatening. 3 Mus. a (of a scale) having intervals of a semitone between… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 major — /ˈmeɪdʒə / (say mayjuh) noun 1. Military a commissioned officer ranking below a lieutenant colonel and above a captain. 2. one of superior rank in a specified class. 3. a person of full legal age. 4. Music a major interval, chord, scale, etc. 5.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 major — [[t]me͟ɪʤə(r)[/t]] ♦ majors, majoring, majored 1) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n You use major when you want to describe something that is more important, serious, or significant than other things in a group or situation. The major factor in the decision to… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 major — ma•jor [[t]ˈmeɪ dʒər[/t]] n. 1) mil a commissioned military officer ranking below a lieutenant colonel and above a captain 2) one of superior rank, ability, or power in a specified class 3) edu a) field of study in which a student specializes b)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 Major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada — Major Leagues redirects here. For other meanings of Major League or Major Leagues see Major League (disambiguation). The major professional sports leagues, or simply major leagues, in the United States and Canada are the highest professional… …

    Wikipedia


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