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majoritarianism

[ muh-jawr-i-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm, -jor- ]

noun

  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.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of majoritarianism1

First recorded in 1960–65; majoritarian + -ism

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Example Sentences

The bottom line is this: mainstream Zionism values Jewish majoritarianism over democracy and pretty much everything else.

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