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English noun: majority

1. majority (attribute) the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part


SamplesThe majority of his customers prefer it.
The bulk of the work is finished.


Synonymsbulk


Broader (hypernym)figure, number


Attributemajor


Antonymsminority

2. majority (quantity) (elections) more than half of the votes


Synonymsabsolute majority


Broader (hypernym)relative quantity


Domain categoryelection

3. majority (time) the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs


Synonymslegal age


Broader (hypernym)age, eld


Part meronymadulthood, maturity


Antonymsnonage, minority









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