Definition of absolute majority in English:

absolute majority

Syllabification: ab·so·lute ma·jor·i·ty


  • A majority over all rivals combined; more than half.
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    • For all of these, an absolute majority (half of all members plus one) has to vote in favour for the Parliament's voice to be heard.
    • In a confidence vote last week, the Labour-Progressive Government won an absolute majority of support.
    • Now enjoying an absolute majority, the PP government believes it no longer needs such social pacts.

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