majoritarian

[ muh-jawr-i-tair-ee-uh n, -jor- ]
/ məˌdʒɔr ɪˈtɛər i ən, -ˌdʒɒr- /
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adjective

of, relating to, or constituting a majority: majoritarian democracy.
supporting or advocating majoritarianism: majoritarian politics.

noun

a supporter or advocate of majoritarianism.

Nearby words

  1. major-domo,
  2. major-league,
  3. major-leaguer,
  4. majorca,
  5. majorette,
  6. majoritarianism,
  7. majority,
  8. majority carrier,
  9. majority leader,
  10. majority-minority

Origin of majoritarian

First recorded in 1915–20; majorit(y) + -arian

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Word Origin and History for majoritarian

majoritarian

1917 (adj.), from majority + -ian.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper