major

I
n.
academic specialization

(AE)

1) to give, offer a major (our department gives a literature major)

2) a major in (our department offers a major in literature)

student who is specializing

(AE)

3) a major in (she is a major in English; or: she is an English major)

officer

4) a major commands a battalion

II

v. (AE) (d; intr.) ('to specialize') to major in (to major in Russian)

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['meɪdʒə]
offer a major (our department gives a literature major)
['academic specialization'] (AE) to give
['officer'] a major commands a battalion
a major in (our department offers a major in literature)
['student who is specializing'] (AE) a major in (she is a major in English; or: she is an English major)
(AE) (d; intr.) ('to specialize') to major in (to major in Russian)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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