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majority

noun

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1 the largest part or quantity of something
  • a vast majority of the town's residents support the proposed tax reduction

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2 the state of being fully grown or developed
  • she will inherit a fortune upon her majority

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majority

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of majority (Entry 2 of 2)

held by or applicable to a majority of the people
  • the majority opinion among the tour group members was that they should cancel the rest of the trip

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The first known use of majority was in 1552

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“Majority.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/majority. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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