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noun
a number of votes constituting more than half of the number cast.
a number of voters constituting more than half of the number registered.
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absolute majority

noun
a number of votes totalling over 50 per cent, such as the total number of votes or seats obtained by a party that beats the combined oppositionCompare relative majority
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