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One entry found for majority.
Main Entry: ma·jor·i·ty
Pronunciation: mschwa-primarystressjodotr-schwat-emacron, -primarystressjär-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ties
1 a : the age at which one is given full civil rights b : the status of one who has reached this age
2 a : a number or percentage greater than half of a total b : the amount by which such a number exceeds the smaller number <won by a majority of seven>
3 : the group or party that makes up the greater part of a whole body of persons <the majority in the senate>
4 : the military office or rank of a major

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