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Definitions of majority:

part of speech: noun

The greater number: the amount between the greater and the less number: full age ( at 21): the office or rank of major.

part of speech: noun

Full age or end of minority; the greater number; more than a half; the number by which the votes for the successful candidate exceed those of the unsuccessful one; the military rank of a major.

part of speech: noun

The greater of two numbers looked upon as parts of a whole; the difference between this greater number and the smaller; more than half of a total; the full legal age of twenty- one years; rank, etc., of a major.

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