HyperDic: majority

English > 3 senses of the word majority:
NOUNattributemajority, bulkthe property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts
quantitymajority, absolute majority(elections) more than half of the votes
timemajority, legal agethe age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs
majority > pronunciation
Soundsmahjhao'rahtiy
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English > majority: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part.
Example"the majority of his customers prefer it"
Synonymbulk
AttributesmajorGreater in number or size or amount
Broadernumber, figureThe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
OppositeminorityBeing or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
Spanishmayoría
Catalanmajoria
Adjectivesmajorgreater in number or size or amount
English > majority: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning(elections) more than half of the votes.
Synonymabsolute majority
CategoryelectionA vote to select the winner of a position or political office
Broaderrelative quantityA quantity relative to some purpose
Spanishmayoría absoluta, mayoría
Catalanmajoria absoluta, majoria
Adjectivesmajorgreater in number or size or amount
English > majority: 3 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs.
Synonymlegal age
Part ofadulthood, maturityThe period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
Broaderage, eldA time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
Oppositeminority, nonageAny age prior to the legal age
Spanishmayoría de edad, mayoría
Catalanmajoria d'edat, majoritat
Adjectivesmajorof full legal age

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