ma·​jor·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \mə-ˌjȯr-ə-ˈter-ē-ən, -ˌjär-\

Definition of majoritarian 

: a person who believes in or advocates majoritarianism

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majoritarian adjective

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Obscenity warnings were the pet project of moral majoritarians in the early 1990s. Michael Brendan Dougherty, National Review, "The Emerging Moral Majority," 30 Sep. 2017

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1942, in the meaning defined above

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ma·​jor·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \mə-ˌjȯr-i-ˈtar-ē-ən, -ˌjär-\

Legal Definition of majoritarian 

: characterized by the rule or decisions of a majority majoritarian politics

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the figure or shape of a crescent moon

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