Bedeutung von “majority” — Learner’s Dictionary

majority

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.
POLITICS [ C ]

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)