noun, plural ma·jor·i·ties.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH majoritymajority , plurality (see synonym study at the current entry)
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The majority of CU Boulder cases come from off-campus students.Even the most cautious schools are seeing outbreaks|Sy Mukherjee|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Busting the filibuster and using a newly unleashed majority to uncork several major changes to the structure of American politics would be a shocking turn of events.
Since mid-June, a majority of the new coronavirus deaths each day have occurred in red states.Trump blames blue states for the coronavirus death toll — but most recent deaths have been in red states|Philip Bump|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Polls conducted in the past two months show a majority of Americans worry development of the vaccine is being rushed and a third wouldn’t get inoculated.‘There’s been some cracks:’ Bill Gates questions FDA’s credibility on a COVID-19 vaccine|Claire Zillman, reporter|September 16, 2020|Fortune
The truth is that the majority of gang members never commit a gang-related crime in their life.While We’re Rethinking Policing, It’s Time to End Gang Injunctions|Jamie Wilson|September 15, 2020|Voice of San Diego
I think a large majority of our fans are [other] nationalities.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
House rules require an absolute majority of members voting to choose a speaker.
Again, I do not know House Majority Whip Scalise or President Obama personally.
This is a state, after all, where Duke, in his statewide race for governor in 1991, received a majority of the white vote.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Though this too is debatable given that 25,000 to 40,000 people a year die of influenza—the vast majority of them unvaccinated.When You Get the Flu This Winter, You Can Blame Anti-Vaxxers|Kent Sepkowitz|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Ever since his majority Lord Hetton had annually entered a colt in the great race.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Such is the opinion of this Correspondent to the Times, and it is doubtless the opinion of a fair and just majority.
While the majority pulled in one way there was an active minority that wished the Nana to set up an independent kingdom.
At any rate, whatsoever that curious reservation meant, the majority of the staff were opposed to surrender.
The majority pick up a job when they can, but are inevitably idle and suffering two-thirds of the time.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley