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majority

The greater number of a grouping of individual units or persons.
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In their view, the action of the trial judge, as accorded constitutional sanction by the majority, "would tend to politicize the relationship between the executive and the judiciary .
It is the lack of a majority requirement that leads to so much confusion.
Any serious student of America's founding era knows that the men who created this nation abhorred democracy, the essence of which is unbridled majority rule.
CAERPHILLY - Labour majority 2,861 The outcome of the election could hinge on the resignation of Labour's Ron Davies and Plaid Cymru's control of the local council.
FOR the last year nationalists have been rubbing their hands and proclaiming that once the next census is printed there will be irrefutable proof of nationalist majority and a unionist minority.
Despite this clear evangelical emphasis, the court majority held that the activity did not violate the separation of church and state because it was not school sponsored.
Southern Republicanism has produced a solidly southern GOP congressional leadership--a dynamic the Black brothers contend will last as long as the party retains its southern congressional majority.
Once again, the majority of the Florida Supreme Court twisted Florida law by ordering what was in essence a judicial continuation of an administrative recount.
A substantial majority of Protestants voted for Bush (56 percent according to VNS and 58 percent according to LA Times), versus Gore (42 percent according to VNS and 40 percent according to LA Times).
A majority of Americans [believe] that a vote has not only lost its actual value in terms of influencing the result of an election .
A majority of the three-judge panel found the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act unconstitutional.