how to pronounce major


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the above transcription of major is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

major is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of major in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the list for a major overhaul if you'd …”

meaning of major

Major means a person who is in charge of a military unit.

major frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word major occurs in english on average 127.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics major can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that major can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to major


words that rhyme with major


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