major in (something)(redirected from majoring in)
major in (something)
To complete a college or university degree with a particular subject as its focus. Originally I thought I would major in English literature, but I switch to psychology in my second year. Samantha's majoring in economics, with a minor in history.
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major in something
to specialize in a certain subject in college. I majored in history in college. I want to major in math.
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To complete a long-term course of study in some subject that is one's main focus: In high school I was interested in math, but in college I majored in history.
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