A plurality opposes a no-fly zone, a huge majority is against airstrikes, almost half are against sanctions.
Never mind Hernandez's meager 34 percent plurality in the fiercely battled contest.
Maybe with a large enough undecided that the yeas are a plurality rather than a majority, but still.
A plurality of Americans now support same-sex marriage; the figure is 63% among voters under 30.
The last time women cast a plurality for the Republican presidential nominee was in 1988.
plurality of constituent items, several contrary to each other.
That a plurality of worlds does not contradict any principle of reason or faith.
Since 1896 there has been but one instance in which the voters gained a plurality amounting to 110,000 votes.
He was re-elected in 1893 by a plurality of more than 80,000.
For a universal consciousness there is no number, no plurality.
late 14c., "state of being plural," from Old French pluralite (14c.), from Late Latin pluralitatem (nominative pluralitas), from Latin pluralis (see plural). Meaning "fact of there being many, multitude" is from mid-15c. Church sense of "holding of two or more offices concurrently" is from mid-14c. Meaning "greater number, more than half" is from 1570s but is etymologically improper, perhaps modeled on majority. U.S. sense of "excess of votes over rival candidate(s)," especially when none has an absolute majority, is from 1828.