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majority
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. The quality or condition of being major or greater; superiority.
3. The condition of being of full age, or authorized by law to manage one's own affairs.
4. The greater number; more than half; as, a majority of mankind; a majority of the votes cast.
5. Ancestors; ancestry.
6. 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.
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