Quotes containing word "major"

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Definitions and meanings of word "major"

• Noun: a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain

• Noun: British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)

• Noun: a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject; example: "she is a linguistics major"

• Noun: the principal field of study of a student at a university; example: "her major is linguistics"

• Verb: have as one's principal field of study; example: "She is majoring in linguistics"

• Adj: of greater importance or stature or rank; examples: "a major artist", "a major role", "major highways"

• Adj: greater in scope or effect; examples: "a major contribution", "a major improvement", "a major break with tradition", "a major misunderstanding"

• Adj: greater in number or size or amount; examples: "a major portion (a majority) of the population", "Ursa Major", "a major portion of the winnings"

• Adj: of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes; example: "his major field was mathematics"

• Adj: of a scale or mode; examples: "major scales", "the key of D major"

• Adj: of greater seriousness or danger; examples: "a major earthquake", "a major hurricane", "a major illness"

• Adj: of full legal age

• Adj: of the elder of two boys with the same family name; example: "Jones major"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "major"

Warren Rudman
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American Politician
Sunday 18 May 1930 - Monday 19 November 2012
Jim Rohn
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American Author, Businessman, Speaker
Wednesday 17 September 1930 - Saturday 5 December 2009
Danica McKellar
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American Author, Actress
Born Friday 3 January 1975
Lee Westwood
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English Athlete
Born Tuesday 24 April 1973
Malcolm Wilson
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American Politician
Thursday 26 February 1914 - Monday 13 March 2000
Tiger Woods
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American Athlete
Born Tuesday 30 December 1975
Buzz Osborne
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American Writer, Musician, Songwriter
Born 1964
Robert Kagan
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American Writer, Historian, Author
Born Friday 26 September 1958
Edwin Moses
3 quotes about major
American Athlete
Born Wednesday 31 August 1955
Timothy Geithner
3 quotes about major
American Economist, Public Servant
Born Friday 18 August 1961
Robert C. Solomon
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American Educator
Monday 14 September 1942 - Tuesday 2 January 2007
Ian MacKaye
2 quotes about major
American Writer, Musician, Producer, Songwriter
Born Monday 16 April 1962

Tax reform and expanded trade are going to be so important to the economy of Illinois, particularly the 11th Congressional District, which is a major manufacturing and a major agricultural district.

Jerry Weller

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Jazz vision is the fusion of music and art a real paradox of same-yet different. Here we play in exchanges, like the hardness of the key of c# major and from the softness of Db major - capturing, reflecting and improvising.

Barbara Januszkiewicz

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Console game publishing has become more like theatrical release film-making and it is very hard if you are not one of the major publishers, and even for them it is hard unless they are working with major game brands.

Trip Hawkins

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To reject even one major tenet of the religion or to violate one major rule of behavior is enough to get one kicked out - or worse.

Robert Shea

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I'm an expert witness in a case that's in appeal about a guy who allegedly misappropriated source code from a major, major company - he actually worked there and then apparently they found it on his laptop later.

Kevin Mitnick

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The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.

Jim Rohn

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For new bands, I think a major label is the safest place to be. Independent labels are the ones getting away with murder. A lot of them are hobbyists who rip-off young bands, taking advantage of people who would never get signed to a major.

Jack White

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As I grew up, I was interested in other areas, too, especially literature. It became a major love of mine. Later, it became a difficult choice for me as to whether to major in music or literature. It wasn't until my 30s that I began a profession in music.

Tom Glazer

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Traveling has a major impact on what I do, cause all over the world I'm meeting all kinds of people. And relationships is the second major impact that I have. I just enjoy the variety that the world has to offer.

Jason Mraz

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I think it's great the opportunity is given to all of us really to come out and play major championships after the real major championships have gone beyond us.

Greg Norman

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A friend of mine, now retired, was then a major exec at a major bank, and one of her jobs, the last four years, was the farewell interview.

Donald E. Westlake

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I don't care how hot a girl is - if she doesn't like animals, it would be a major, major problem.

Ian Somerhalder

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When I appointed the Minister of the Environment to major cabinet status, the Planning and Priorities committee, the signals that that sent through Ottawa were major, because that's what the bureaucracy understands.

Brian Mulroney

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One of my major goals is to develop a web of the small Wyoming museums and create a major museum system. There are about eight of these museums, and they are all scattered.

Robert T. Bakker

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No white group has founded a major religion on this planet. The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East, not in Greece and Rome. I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer.

Jane Elliot

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Objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories: those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.

Russell Baker

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A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.

Milton Friedman

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Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.

Russell Baker

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The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves.

M. H. Abrams

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Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.

George W. Bush

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