majority

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • noun the greater number or larger part – anything more than 50 per cent

Commerce

  • noun the number of votes by which a person wins an election

Cricket

  • noun a lead held by one side over another, or the margin by which one side defeats another
    Citation ‘Oxford won easily in 1894, but Cambridge made it “all square” in 1895, her majority being 134’ (Ranjitsinhji 1897)

Politics

  • noun the age at which someone becomes responsible for his or her actions and can be given the rights and responsibilities of an adult
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