• 简明
  • 柯林斯
  • 牛津
  • major


    • 英 [ˈmeɪdʒə(r)]
    • 美 [ˈmeɪdʒər]


    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • adj.
      重要的; 严重的; 大音阶的; 主修的
    • n.
      少校; 主修课程; 主修…的学生; 大型企业; 大联盟
    • v.
  • 词态变化

    • 复数: majors;
    • 第三人称单数: majors;
    • 过去式: majored;
    • 现在分词: majoring;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 主要的
    • 重要的
    • 大调的
    • 主修的
    • 主修科目
    • 大调
    • 陆军少校
    • 主修
    • 专攻

    a major road



    major international companies



    to play a major role in sth



    We have encountered major problems.



    There were calls for major changes to the welfare system.



    Never mind─it's not major.



    the key of D major



    Major Smith



    He's a major in the US army.



    Her major is French.



    She's a French major.



    She majored in History at Stanford.



    The major factor in the decision to stay or to leave was usually professional...



    Drug abuse has long been a major problem for the authorities there...



    I was a major in the war, you know.



    ...Major Alan Bulman.



    English majors would be asked to explore the roots of language.



    She was named the outstanding undergraduate history major at the University of Oklahoma.



    He majored in finance at Claremont Men's College in California.



    ...Mozart's Symphony No 35 in D Major.



    Oil majors need not fear being unable to sell their crude.



    I knew what I could do in the minor leagues, I just wanted a chance to prove myself in the majors.



    Sarazen became the first golfer to win all four majors.



  • 真题例句

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    • 六级
    • 高考
    • 考研

    It is their major source of protein in winter.


    Much of the criticism is directed at the British Airports Authority, which runs seven major airports, including the three main ones serving in London.


    Meanwhile, there are complaints that poor service at London’s major airports is discouraging foreigners from doing   business in Britain.


    Fire was one of the earliest major technological advances for humankind, providing heat, protection, and cooked food (which is much easier to cat and digest).


    What is the main concern of students when they choose a major


    Learning to express ideas well in both writing and speech, knowing how to find information, and knowing how to do research are all solid background skills for a wide variety of roles, and such training is more important than any particular major in a liberal arts college.


    Students majoring in liberal arts usually have difficulty securing a job.


    It's clear why this would be something a music major would love.


    Kodak's decision not to pursue the role of official film for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was a major miscalculation


    sustainable way is the cornerstone (基石) of our nation's energy security, and will be one of the major challengesof the 21st century.


    Boys in mixed schools view classical music as feminine (女性的) and prefer the modem genre (类型) in which violence and sexism are major themes, "James wrote


    What was Helen Lee's major consideration when she changed her job in the middle of her career?


    After high school,I'd like to go to college and major in business administration.


    The woman is going to major in child education


    Every major scientific discovery began with someone imagining the world to look differently from the way others saw it.


    What leads to major scientific discoveries according to the speaker


    It remains a major part of industrial activity.


    What was the man's major at university?


    It is a major achievement in eye surgery.


    According to recent studies, digital divide has been caused by three major 32 elements: class, sex, and generation .

    2015年12月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section A

    As a result, the public is divided about whether the imbalance in corporate America will change in the foreseeable future, even though women have made major advances in the workplace.

    2019年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    Cities that get more rainfall than Seattle include Huston, Memphis, Nashville, and pretty much every major city on the eastern coast, such as New York, Boston, and Miami.

    2019年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    In fact, Seattle ranks 44th among major US cities in average annual rainfall.

    2019年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    Is it a major job to repair our robots?

    2016年12月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section B

    Meanwhile, there are complaints that poor service at London's major airports is discouraging foreigners from doing business in Britain.

    2016年6月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section A

    Much of the criticism is directed at the British airports Authority, which runs seven major airports, including the three main ones serving in London.

    2016年6月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section A

    Only about one-in-five say women's family responsibilities are a major reason why there aren't more females in top leadership positions in business and politics.

    2019年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    Texting while driving was listed as a major cause of road deaths among young Americans back in 2013.

    2018年6月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    That means that everyone will, at some point in their life, have to make a number of major reinvestments in their skills.

    2019年6月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    The Vikings' first major discovery occurred in the 9th century.

    2017年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    This help is critically important because the high cost of caring for animal victims is a major factor that prevents people from getting involved in cruelty cases in the first place.

    2016年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section A

    This, in turn, has a major effect on their diet, leading scientists to speculate that the ability to learn population-specific hunting methods could be driving the animals' genetic development.

    2019年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section A

    Its flagship stores in major U.S. cities depend heavily on international tourist spending, which shrank at many retailers due to a strong dollar.


    Fossil fuels remain the major source of primary energy consumption in today's world.


    Even major fossil fuel exporting countries have great potential to develop renewable energies.


    So recently, I’ve looked at young people’s drinking and it’s obviously a major concern to government at the moment.


    Unemployment has surged in every major occupational category.


    The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development throughout the world, read the final declaration from this gathering, the first of a sequence which would lead to the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit in 1992 and the World Development Summit in Johannesburg three years ago.


    The fact is job openings have plunged in every major sector, while the number of workers forced into parttime employment in almost all industries has soared.


    The average budget for a major kitchen overhaul in 2006, calculates Remodeling magazine, was a staggering $54,000; even a minor improvement cost on average $18,000.


    The researchers found that telepressure is a major cause of stress at work, which over time contributes to physical and mental burnout.


    By the end of the decade, it's expected to be worth over $50 billion and generate 160 gigawatt-hours, enough to attract the attention of major companies that might not otherwise be interested in a decidedly pedestrian technology.


    People who live, hunt or fish near bird coloniesneed to be careful, the researchers say, The birds don’t mean to cause harm, but the chemicals they carry can cause major problems.


    Currently, there’s mounting criticism of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, which fights childhood obesity by encouraging youngsters to become more physically active, and it signed on singer Beyonce and basketball player Shaquille O’Neal, both of whom also endorse sodas which are a major contributor to the obesity epidemic.


    They can afford to choose easier majors in order to enjoy themselves.


    The major components of our energy systems, such as fuel production, refining, electrical generation and distribution, are costly installation that have lengthy life spans.


    In Paying for the Party, Hamilton describes what she calls the party pathway, which eases many students through college, helped along by various clubs that send students into the party scene and a host of easier majors.


    From the standpoint of a traditional educator, this outcome indicated that schooling had failed to help students think about ecosystems and extinction, major scientific ideas.


    Education has not paid enough attention to major environmental issues.


    Education has failed to lead students to think about major scientific ideas.


    Bonds are bought and sold daily on major securities exchanges.


    Major supermarkets, in meeting consumer expectations, will often reject entire crops of perfectly edible fruit and vegetables at the farm because they do not meet exacting marketing standards for their physical characteristics, such as size and appearance.


    With production anticipated to increase by 25% between now and 2030, sustainable energy sourcing will become an increasingly major issue


    They are creating a major shift in the social experiences of both children and adolescents.


    Democrats and Republicans can and will take sides on a number of issues, but a more crucial concern is that both are basing major policy decisions on guesstimates rather than looking at the vast wealth of raw data with a critical eye and an open mind.


    The author argues that the rising carbon levels in rain forests may turn them into a major source of greenhouse gases.


    turn them into a major source of greenhouse gases.


    the most comprehensive data from major Time Use Service suggests, if anything, Americans today have more free time than the early generations.


    What was the man's major at university?


    The man has decided to choose Language Studies as his major.


    Covering major events of the day in the city


    Many doctors and researchers believe that loneliness harms the immune system, making us more vulnerable to a range of miner and major illnesses.


    "The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development throughout the world," read the final declaration from this gathering, the first of a sequence which would lead to t

    2016年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    According to a 2012 survey described in The Atlantic, college reputation ranked lowest in relative importance of attributes in evaluating graduates for hire, beaten out by top factors like internships, employment during college, college major, volunteer e

    2018年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    Another major complaint from the actors is the secrecy of the industry.

    2019年6月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    Because of their smaller size, most keep hours that allow people to enjoy themselves, then have some quiet after midnight, as opposed to large major cities like New York, where the buzz of activity is ongoing.

    2017年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    But if we're talking about the benefits to society, the only thing that matters is what the major enables the student to produce for society.

    2018年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    By the end of the decade, it's expected to be worth over $50 billion and generate 160 gigawatt-hours, enough to attract the attention of major companies that might not otherwise be interested in a decidedly pedestrian technology.

    2016年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    Certainly, there're benefits to a college major beyond the job a student can perform.

    2018年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    Either a college major is worth its cost or it isn't.

    2018年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    From a political perspective, we need to understand the terms on which major countries like China and the USA might sign up to a global agreement because at the moment we don't have that consensus.

    2016年12月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section A

    he researchers found that telepressure is a major cause of stress at work, which over time contributes to physical and mental burnout.

    2016年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    In 1966 and 1967, he captured virtually every major skiing trophy.

    2019年6月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section B

    It is certain that the Census procedures, which lump the online sales of major traditional retailers like Walmart with "'non-store retailers" like food trucks, can mask major changes in individual retail categories.

    2019年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    Major storm surges in 1970 and 1991 caused the deaths of about 440,000 people.

    2016年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    Many major donors and the United Nations are targeting hunger-relief programs at pregnant women and young children.

    2015年12月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    Many other major problems subsequently emerged.

    2019年12月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    Meanwhile, there're few who're willing and able to perform jobs requiring a petroleum engineering major, so the value of one more of those people is very high.

    2018年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    Now, Africa's largest economy is facing a food crisis as major tomato fields have been destroyed by an insect, leading to a nationwide shortage and escalating prices.

    2017年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section A

    One major cause of this problem is the confusion over food expiration labels, which are currently not regulated by the government.

    2017年12月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section A

    Online grocery shopping has really taken off, with most major supermarkets offering the service.

    2015年12月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    Our study will use a large corporate dataset from a major medical company to examine how technology extends our working hours and thus interferes with necessary cognitive recovery, resulting in huge health care costs and turnover costs for employers.

    2018年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    So recently, I've looked at young people's drinking and it's obviously a major concern to government at the moment.

    2017年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    Steel's fragility at low temperatures first became a major concern during the Second World War.

    2019年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section A

    The airport looks exactly like every other major modern airport in Europe, except for one big problem.

    2019年12月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    The area's ship building tradition, partly established by the Vikings, also meant that sophisticated carpentry was a major aspect of the local culture.

    2019年12月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    The average budget for a "major" kitchen overhaul in 2006, calculates Remodeling magazine, was a staggering $54, 000; even a "minor" improvement cost on average$18, 000.

    2016年6月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    The fact is job openings have plunged in every major sector, while the number of workers forced into part-time employment in almost all industries has soared.

    2016年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    The first major sign of problems came in summer 2010, when the construction corporation pushed the opening from October 2011 to June 2012.

    2019年12月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    The last time a major earthquake occurred along the Cascadia fault was in 1700, so officials worry that another event could occur any time.

    2019年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    The robots have provided major benefits to farmers in various ways, from hunting and pulling weeds monitoring the condition of every single fruit.

    2018年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    We have a cafe and library upstairs and a ticket office down the hall where you can buy tickets to all the major Jazz concerts in the city.

    2019年12月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section A

    with the rise of a new concept in urban planning that aims to make life easier and more convenient, however, increasing popularity for urban areas that caused the real estate pushes, in major cities like San Francisco or New York, has inspired a type of f

    2017年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    As executives with banks, consulting firms, established law firms, and major corporations, many are now well on their way to impressive careers.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 完形填空 原文

    As for driverless cars, what is the author's major concern?

    2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 题设

    But in agriculture, small farmers can get the best of the major players.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    By rail: the nearest station is Cark-in-cartmel with trains to Carnforth, Lancaster and Preston for connections to major cities & airports.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    California has lost half its big trees since the 1930s, according to a study to be published Tuesday and climate change seems to be a major factor (因素).

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Children as young as ten are becoming dependent on social media for their sense of self-worth, a major study warned.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Color choices in this range are a step up from the small ones in two major ways.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Deer and elk populations — major food sources for the wolf – grew rapidly.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Even their hairstyles became major trends at that time.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Half of all college students change their major at some point.

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读表达 原文

    He was also a major player in training others in the art of canal planning and building.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Hilversum is a medium-sized city between the major cities of Amsterdam and utrecht in the Gooi area of north Holland, the netherlands.

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    History has witnessed the endless productions of Shakespearean plays in every major language of the world.

    2015年高考英语重庆卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    Now this former royal palace is open to the public as a major tourist attraction.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    On average, engineering majors expect to start at about $62, 000 a year.

    2016年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文

    One of the nasa's major concerns about astronauts is how they can remain healthy for long in space.

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读D 题设

    Sam, English major, member of the college basketball team.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读A 选项

    She said social media firms were exposing children to major emotional risks, with some youngsters starting secondary school ill-equipped to cope with the tremendous pressure they faced online.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    So, did you choose English as your major in the end?

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 听力 原文

    The fine selection of the major works was done in close collaboration with the museo nacional reina sofia in madrid, spain, and with contributions from other institutions like the salvador dali museum in st.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Their victory in America was still remembered as a major turning point in the history of Rock and Roll.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    This switch has decreased pollution in the country's major lakes and reservoirs and made drinking water safer for people.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    Walk out of our comfort zone and try new things! College is when we should focus on a specific major, but high school is when we have to figure it out.

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读表达 原文

    Your major does not matter as much in your first of college.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    An interest in the relationship between the function of society and culture became a major theme in European, and especially British, anthropology.


    In those far-off days, it was taken for granted that the critics of major papers would write in detail and at length about the events they covered.


    While traditional “paid” media – such as television commercials and print advertisements – still play a major role, companies today can exploit many alternative forms of media.


    These are disciplines that are going out of style: 22% of American college graduates now major in business compared with only 2% in history and 4% in English.


    He finally took that post at a major financial institution three years later.


    It is becoming less clear, however, that such a theory would be a simplification, given the dimensions and universes that it might entail, nonetheless, unification of sorts remains a major goal.


    The company, a major energy supplier in New England, provoked justified outrage in Vermont last week when it announced it was reneging on a longstanding commitment to abide by the strict nuclear regulations.


    The only major objection came from Justice Antonin Scalia,who offered an even more robust defense of state privileges going back to the alien and Sedition Acts.


    The changes identified by David Graddol all present clear and major challenges to UK`s providers of English language teaching to people of other countries and to broader education business sectors.


    Yes , there has been a budding economic recovery since the 2008 global crash , but in key indicators in areas such as health and education , major economies have continued to decline.


    First two hours , now three hours—this is how far in advance authorities are recommending people show up to catch a domestic flight , at least at some major U.airports with increasingly massive security lines.


    There's no change to collective bargaining at the USPS, a major omission considering that personnel accounts for 80 percent of the agency's costs.


    But to win over these young workers, manufacturers have to clear another major hurdle: parents, who lived through the worst US economic downturn since the Great Depression, telling them to avoid the factory.

    2017年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Enhanced security measures since then, combined with a rise in airline travel due to the improving economy and low oil prices, have resulted in long waits at major airports such as Chicago's O'Hare International.

    2017年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    first two hours, now three hours一this is how far in advance authorities are recommending people show up to catch a domestic flight, at least at some major U.S. airports with increasingly massive security lines.

    2017年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Many students find themselves listing one major on their college applications, but switching to another after taking college classes.

    2017年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    One survey from Accenture found that 88 percent of graduating seniors this year chose their major with a job in mind.

    2020年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Studying this could help understand why human evolution picked pace in the last 30, 000 years, with social environment being a major contributory factor.

    2015年考研真题(英语一)完形填空 Section Ⅰ

    The only major objection came from Justice Antonin Scalia, who offered an even more robust defense of state privileges going back to the Alien and Sedition Acts.

    2013年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    This mutual gaze is a major part of the attachment between mother and child.

    2020年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    To lead in that system requires knowledge that is fairly mind-boggling plus, virtually all major American companies are beyond this major CEOs still have to do all the day-to-day work they have always done.

    2020年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Today's CEO, at least for major American firms, must have many mere skills than simply being able to "run the company" CEOs must have a good sense of financial markets and Maybe even how the company should trade in them.

    2020年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    While traditional "paid" media – such as television commercials and print advertisements – still play a major role, companies today can exploit many alternative forms of media.

    2011年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

  • 英英释义


    • 1. a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
    • 2. a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject;

      "she is a linguistics major"

    • 3. the principal field of study of a student at a university;

      "her major is linguistics"


    • 1. have as one's principal field of study;

      "She is majoring in linguistics"


    • 1. of greater importance or stature or rank;

      "a major artist"

      "a major role"

      "major highways"

    • 2. greater in scope or effect;

      "a major contribution"

      "a major improvement"

      "a major break with tradition"

      "a major misunderstanding"

    • 3. greater in number or size or amount;

      "a major portion (a majority) of the population"

      "Ursa Major"

      "a major portion of the winnings"

    • 4. of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes;

      "his major field was mathematics"

    • 5. of a scale or mode;

      "major scales"

      "the key of D major"

    • 6. of greater seriousness or danger;

      "a major earthquake"

      "a major hurricane"

      "a major illness"

    • 7. of full legal age;

      "major children"

    • 8. of the elder of two boys with the same family name;

      "Jones major"

  • 同义词辨析

    chief, principal, main, major, leading, capital, foremost, primary


    • chief: 指人时,表同类中职位最高,权力最大;指物时,表同类中最重要,价值最高。
    • principal: 用于人时,指地位优于其他人;用于物时,指该物在大小、重要性等方面优于他物。
    • main: 通常只用于物。指在一定范围内,某物的重要性、体积或力量等超过其它物。
    • major: 指同其他人或其它物、问题等相比较,显得更加重要和突出。
    • leading: 侧重指具有影响力或凝聚力。从而有主导和引导的作用。
    • capital: 着重指因重要性、意义、优越或重大而名列同类之首。
    • foremost: 侧重指在行进或发展过程中居首位。
    • primary: 通常不用于人。用于物时,指在重要性方面占第一位。
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