FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. greater, larger, more important
  2. (by extension) of great importance, main, major, principal, greatest

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NounEdit

majeur m (plural majeurs)

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

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