Associations to the word «Majority»


MAJORITY, noun. More than half (50%) of some group
MAJORITY, noun. The difference between the winning vote and the rest of the votes
MAJORITY, noun. (dated) Legal adulthood
MAJORITY, noun. (UK) The office held by a member of the armed forces in the rank of major
MAJORITY, noun. Ancestors; ancestry.
MAJORITY DECISION, noun. A decision that gets the acceptance of the majority of voters in a decision-making body, such as a parliament, municipal council or shareholders' meeting.
MAJORITY DECISION, noun. (competitive fighting) An outcome in several full-contact combat sports where two of the three judges agree on which fighter won the match, while the third judge indicates that neither fighter won (i.e., a "draw").
MAJORITY DRAW, noun. (competitive fighting) an outcome in several full-contact combat sports where the majority of judges (usually two out of three) agree that neither fighter won, while the third judge indicates one fighter being the clear winner on his/her scorecard.
MAJORITY OWNER, noun. A person or group of people who controls or owns more than half interest of an organization's outstanding shares.
MAJORITY RULE, noun. A decision rule whereby the decisions of the numerical majority of a group will bind on the whole group.
MAJORITY WORLD, noun. The Third World; the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Dictionary definition

MAJORITY, noun. The property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part; "the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished".
MAJORITY, noun. (elections) more than half of the votes.
MAJORITY, noun. The age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs.

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi