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majoritarianism

[muh-jawr-i-tair-ee-uh-niz-uh m, -jor-]
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  1. rule by a majority, especially the belief that those constituting a simple majority should make the rules for all members of a group, nation, etc.

Origin of majoritarianism

First recorded in 1960–65; majoritarian + -ism
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