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majority

The greater number of a grouping of individual units or persons.
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22 ( ANI ): Expressing confidence of sweeping the local body polls with majority of votes, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said, after coming to power they will try to ensure that the schemes of government for the welfare of the people reaches them.
Following the EU referendum where, similarly, the majority of votes cast, but not the majority of the electorate, were to leave the EU, we are told that the people have spoken and that even Parliament should not have a say in Brexit.
BEIRUT: Leading union figure Hanna Gharib is set to assume the leadership of the Lebanese Communist Party Tuesday after his list secured the majority of votes over the weekend, in what supporters see as a revival of the party.
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, Conservative, has secured his seat in the parliament, having taken the majority of votes in the Tatton constituency.
NADRA Thursday presented a report, showing that it failed to verify majority of votes.
The Nexus 5 was by far the most popular technology product when it came to discussions among our readers and as a result, it has been voted as the most popular tech product that was launched in 2013 with a sizeable majority of votes.
The draft law won a majority of votes (115) at this plenary session with only one opposition and four abstentions.
A majority of votes needed to be received both by number and rateable value.
Foad added that the group also won the majority of votes in other universities including Ain Shams University, Menufiya University, Alexandria University, Minya University and Banha University.
The European Parliament Foreign Policy Committee adopted by majority of votes the final version of the resolution on Serbia's progress on its European course in 2012.
In my opinion, there should also be a box saying "Don't want one" and I'm prepared to wager that it would probably get the majority of votes.
Despite the amendments arouse a lot of debate among MPs and some of them objected to its adoption, the law was passed in the second reading with the majority of votes.