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silent majority

noun [S] uk   us  
a large number of people who have not expressed an opinion about something: A few people have spoken in favour of the new car park, but I'm sure the silent majority are against it.
Translations of “silent majority”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沉默的大多數…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沉默的大多数…
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