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majority
British English: /məˈdʒɒrɪti/
American English: /məˈdʒɔrədi/
, /məˈdʒɑrədi/

Translation of majority in French:

noun

  • 1 (greater part) (+ v sg ou pl) (British English) the vast majority an overwhelming majority
    une majorité écrasante
    to be in a ou the majority
    être en majorité
    the silent majority
    before n (support, view, opinion)
    de la majorité
  • 2 (Politics) to increase one's majority
    augmenter sa majorité
    by a majority of 50
    à une majorité de 50
    a three to one/a two-thirds majority
    une majorité de trois contre un/des deux-tiers
    a working majority
    une majorité suffisante
    before n (government, rule, shareholder)
    majoritaire
  • 3 (Law)
    before n (verdict)
    rendu à la majorité
    (decision)
    pris à la majorité

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