noun, plural ma·jor·i·ties.
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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
Just a week before the start of a new Congress, the new House majority whip is fighting for his political life.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The majority of these stories are making their first appearance online.The Best of The Stacks: Mencken, Mel Brooks, Allman Brothers, and More|Alex Belth|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The majority of the questions they asked were related to my work and activities.A Daughter’s Plea: Free My Father from Prison in Iran|Mitra Pourshajari, Movements.Org, Advancing Human Rights|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They embraced the notion of a growing America, whose economy could be expanded for the benefit of the majority.
In that case the device was to put the genius in opposition to a majority of established cultural tastes and codes.
It appears that there is a powerful moral effect that follows this loss, as might, in the majority, be anticipated.History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present|Peter Charles Remondino
I know not by what majority, for you did not read the record; I know not by whose votes; but that rule was rejected.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
The majority accordingly converted, the obstinate were extirpated.
There is very little intelligent design in the majority of marriages; but they are none the worse for that.Chance|Joseph Conrad
Some nobles made terms whereby they were allowed to retain their estates, but the majority of them opposed the conquerors.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman