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majority

ma·jor·i·ty

majority

 
 
pronunciation:
m jaw rih ti [or] m jor ih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: majorities
definition 1: the greater number or amount; a number or amount greater than half.
The majority of students in our class like vanilla ice cream better than chocolate.
synonyms:
bulk, mass, most
antonyms:
minority
similar words:
body, weight
definition 2: the number of votes over half of the votes cast.
She was elected president by a small majority of votes.
definition 3: the age at which a person becomes an adult according to the law.
similar words:
manhood
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