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majeur

English translation of majeur

major

The word 'majeur' in French translates directly as 'major' in English. It can be used in many contexts same as in English such as referring to someone of a legal age (major en droit), importance of something (rôle majeur) or for denoting a large scale (en majeur). As with many words, the specific usage is context-dependent.


Example sentences using: majeur

C'est un acteur majeur de l'industrie

English translation of C'est un acteur majeur de l'industrie

He is a major player in the industry

In this context, 'majeur means 'major' or 'important'. This statement implies that the said person greatly influences the industry they're in.

C'est un enjeu majeur pour notre pays

English translation of C'est un enjeu majeur pour notre pays

It's a major issue for our country

'Majeur' in this sentence is an adjective meaning 'major' or 'important'. This suggests that the issue in question significantly affects the said country.

L'accord de paix était un événement majeur

English translation of L'accord de paix était un événement majeur

The peace agreement was a major event

In this context, 'majeur' denotes 'major' or 'significant'. The peace agreement is regarded as a significant event.

Le concert était un succès majeur

English translation of Le concert était un succès majeur

The concert was a major success

Here, 'majeur' corresponds to the English 'major'. This indicates that the concert was extremely successful.

Il a joué un rôle majeur dans le film

English translation of Il a joué un rôle majeur dans le film

He played a major role in the movie

'Majeur' in this sentence is used as an adjective meaning 'major'. This suggests that the person has played a critical or important character in a movie.

C'est une entreprise majeure dans le secteur

English translation of C'est une entreprise majeure dans le secteur

It's a major company in the sector

In this sentence, 'majeure' is translated as 'major', denoting the significant role that said company plays in its sector.

La pollution est un problème majeur

English translation of La pollution est un problème majeur

Pollution is a major problem

'Majeur' in this context means 'major'. It emphasizes the high importance or impact of the problem of pollution.

Ma sœur est maintenant majeure

English translation of Ma sœur est maintenant majeure

My sister is now of age

In this sentence, 'majeure' indicates that the speaker's sister has reached the age of majority or adulthood.

Il est majeur et vacciné

English translation of Il est majeur et vacciné

He is of age and vaccinated

In this context, 'majeur' refers to someone being an adult or of legal age. This phrase is often used to state that someone is not only an adult but also prepared, responsible, or has accomplished something. In this example, it's specified as being vaccinated.

Le majeur est le doigt le plus long de la main

English translation of Le majeur est le doigt le plus long de la main

The middle finger is the longest finger of the hand

Here, 'majeur' is a noun that refers to the middle finger in French. This phrase describes a fact about human anatomy.

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