majority

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Noun[change]

Singular
majority

Plural
majorities

  1. The biggest of several groups of people or things.
    The majority vote will win.
    The majority of my classmates are not married, but they are dating someone.
    Most of the people in this city are white. The white majority outnumbers the black minority.
  2. More than half, also called a true majority.
    A true majority of votes is needed to change the results of the last vote.

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