Hindi translation of 'majority'
majority /məˈdʒɒrɪti, Am -ˈdʒɔːr- मअˈजॉरिटी Am -ˈजॉर्-/
Word forms: majorities
1. singular noun, phrase
The majority of people or things in a group is more than half of them. When there is more of one group than another, you can say that they are in a majority or in the majority.
The majority of people only get two weeks' holiday a year.
Supporters of the treaty are still in the majority.
the majority of something
the majority of voters/people/citizens/members
the majority of the population/electorate
a vast/great/overwhelming/slim majority
the majority support/favour/endorse/reject/oppose something
SET PHRASESin the majority
2. countable noun
In an election or vote, a majority is the difference between the number of votes gained by the winner and the number gained by the person or party that comes second.
The decision was passed by a majority of eight to two.
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Example Sentences Including 'majority'
Our demonstrators aren't even here yet, the majority of them.C B Greenfield - A Little Madness
There were a few drug addicts, but the majority were alcoholics and dropouts.The Endless Game
She probably knew more about the country than the vast majority of Salvadoreans who'd been on the flight with her.The Devil's Door
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'majority' in Other Languages
- Arabic: أَغْلَبِيَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: maioria
- Chinese: 多数
- Croatian: većina
- Czech: většina
- Danish: flertal
- Dutch: meerderheid
- European Spanish: mayoría
- Finnish: enemmistö
- French: majorité
- German: Mehrheit
- Greek: πλειοψηφία
- Italian: maggioranza
- Japanese: 大部分
- Korean: 대다수
- Norwegian: flertall
- Polish: większość
- Portuguese: maioria
- Romanian: majoritate majorități
- Russian: большинство
- Spanish: mayoría
- Swedish: majoritet
- Thai: ส่วนใหญ่
- Turkish: büyük çoğunluk
- Ukrainian: більшість
- Vietnamese: phần lớn
Translation of majority from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary