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majority

1. (in an election) the number of votes or seats by which the strongest party or candidate beats the combined opposition or the runner-up
2. the largest party or group that votes together in a legislative or deliberative assembly
3. the time of reaching or state of having reached full legal age, when a person is held competent to manage his own affairs, exercise civil rights and duties, etc.
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majority

[mə′jär·əd·ē]
(mathematics)
A logic operator having the property that if P, Q, R are statements, then the function (P, Q, R, … ) is true if more than half the statements are true, or false if half or less are true.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Rabat - The national council of the national rally of independents (RNI/opposition) approved by a majority of votes the principle of the party's participation in the government.
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The decision is made by the majority of votes. The majority supported the nominees and we have to agree with the majority," Joomart Otorbaev said.
The authorities seize majority of votes and distribute the remainder to the parties as trappings of power.
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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.