HyperDic: plurality

English > 3 senses of the word plurality:
NOUNstatepluralitythe state of being plural
quantityplurality, battalion, large number, multitude, packa large indefinite number
quantityplurality, relative majority(in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)
plurality > pronunciation
Soundsplerae'lihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > plurality: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being plural.
Example"to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable"
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Adjectivespluralgrammatical number category referring to two or more items or units
English > plurality: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA large indefinite number.
Example "a plurality of religions"
Synonymsbattalion, large number, multitude, pack
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishbatallón, ejército, masa, multitud
Catalanbatalló, exèrcit, massa, multitud
English > plurality: 3 senses > noun 3, quantity
Meaning(in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes).
Synonymrelative majority
CategoryelectionA vote to select the winner of a position or political office
Broaderrelative quantityA quantity relative to some purpose
Spanishmayoría relativa, pluralidad
Catalanpluralitat

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