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supermajority

[ soo-per-muh-jawr-i-tee, -jor- ]
/ ˈsu pər məˌdʒɔr ɪ ti, -ˌdʒɒr- /
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noun, plural su·per·ma·jor·i·ties.

a majority that must represent some percentage more than a simple majority.
a majority greater than a specified number, as 60%, of the total: required to pass certain types of legislation, override vetos, etc.

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