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Majority (IPA: /məˈdʒɔɹəti/)


Majority (n.)

The quality or condition of being major or greater; superiority.

Majority (n.)

The military rank of a major.

Majority (n.)

The condition of being of full age, or authorized by law to manage one's own affairs.

Majority (n.)

The greater number; more than half; as, a majority of mankind; a majority of the votes cast.

Majority (n.)

Ancestors; ancestry.

Majority (n.)

The amount or number by which one aggregate exceeds all other aggregates with which it is contrasted; especially, the number by which the votes for a successful candidate exceed those for all other candidates; as, he is elected by a majority of five hundred votes. See Plurality.

Majority

Subset of a set consisting of more than half of the set's elements

Majority

2010 film by Seren Yüce

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (The bill) is emblematic of the attempt by the majority party to control every aspect of our lives." - Virginia Foxx

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Iraq is] not Vietnam, we have a government that has a support of the majority of the people." - Bill Clinton

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [The great questions of the day] are not decided by speeches and majority votes, but by blood and iron." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A majority is always the best repartee." - Benjamin Disraeli

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A majority of all grievances presented at Harwood have always stemmed from a change situation." - John R. P. French


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