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majority

The greater number of a grouping of individual units or persons.
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When former Democratic leaders held less-over-whelming majorities, says the member, they saw their main job as getting a majority on any given day, a strategy that worked pretty well to slowly secure the sort of government they sought.
In addition to seeing that majorities reasoned more complexly when confronted with a minority, Gruenfeld and colleagues also found that Supreme Court justices in the majority reasoned with even greater complexity when defending the status quo than when upending it.
In Shaw and its progeny, the court essentially articulated a presumptive new right under equal protection for white citizens to be part of racial majorities in federal, state, and local legislative districts.
And majorities of business customers believe that electricity delivery performance is the key criterion for choosing an electric supplier.