FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin māior (larger, greater). Doublet of maire, major, and mayeur.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ma.ʒœʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œʁ

AdjectiveEdit

majeur (feminine singular majeure, masculine plural majeurs, feminine plural majeures)

  1. greater, larger, more important
    Antonyms: mineur, moindre
  2. (by extension) of great importance, main, major, principal, greatest
    Antonyms: mineur, moindre
  3. major, adult, of age (who has attained the age of majority, who is over the legal age of majority)
    majeur et vacciné(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Antonym: mineur
  4. (music) major
    si majeur(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    la majeur(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Antonym: mineur

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

majeur m (plural majeurs)

  1. an adult (as defined by the age of majority)
    Antonym: mineur
  2. middle finger

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