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1. majority

noun. ['məˈdʒɔrəti'] the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part.

Synonyms

  • bulk
  • number
  • figure

Antonyms

  • minority
  • young
  • immature
  • oldness

Etymology

  • maiorité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maioritatem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Majority

  • priority
  • minority
  • sorority
  • authority

How do you pronounce majority?

Pronounce majority as məˈʤɔrəti.

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How do you spell majority? Is it marjority ?

A common misspelling of majority is marjority

Sentences with majority


1. Noun, singular or mass
During these times you are more likely to trap the majority of the bees in the nest.

Quotes about majority


1. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).
- Mark Twain

2. The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

3. I've learned in most areas of my life, to bounce heated choices off other people. Co-workers, my agent, my wife, a sponsor, etc. A majority of the time, that keeps me on the right side of things.
- Kurt Sutter

2. majority

noun. ['məˈdʒɔrəti'] (elections) more than half of the votes.

Synonyms

  • absolute majority

Antonyms

  • old
  • youngness

Etymology

  • maiorité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maioritatem (Latin)

3. majority

noun. ['məˈdʒɔrəti'] the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs.

Synonyms

  • legal age
  • adulthood
  • maturity
  • eld

Antonyms

  • rejuvenate
  • immaturity
  • greenness
  • junior

Etymology

  • maiorité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maioritatem (Latin)
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