Definition of majority rule in English:

majority rule

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[mass noun]
  • The principle that the greater number should exercise greater power: the transition to black majority rule
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    • That Union was based on the principle of majority rule, with constitutional rights carefully delineated for the minority.
    • They were designed to ease the transition to black majority rule, while avoiding the danger of social revolution.
    • Rousseau laid the basis for modern ideas of democracy and the legitimacy of majority rule.

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