Bedeutung von “majority” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /məˈdʒɒrəti/
OVER HALF [ no plural ]

B2 more than half of a group of people or things:

The majority of people in this country own their houses.
The vast majority of smokers claim they would like to give up.

Mehr Beispiele

be in a/the majority

to be larger than other similar groups:

Women are in the majority in the publishing world.

in an election, the difference between the number of votes for the winner, and the votes for the party that came second:

Labour has a strong majority.
→ Opposite minority

(Definition von “majority” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)