Sinonimi inglese britannico
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
the greater number or part of something
The majority of our customers come from out of town.
Sinonimi
, ,
mass
The Second World War involved the mass of the population.
,
bulk
The vast bulk of imports and exports is carried by sea.
,
best part
,
better part
,
lion's share
Nuclear research has received the lion's share of public funding.
,
preponderance
The preponderance of the evidence strongly supports his guilt.
,
plurality
The party has retained a plurality of the votes.
,
greater number
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
(in an election) the number of votes or seats by which the strongest party or candidate beats the combined opposition or the runner-up
They approved the move by a majority of ninety-nine.
Sinonimi
margin
They could end up with a 50-point winning margin.
,
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
the age at which a person legally becomes an adult
Once you reach your majority, you can do what you please.
Sinonimi
adulthood
Few people maintain friendships into adulthood.
,
maturity
Humans experience a delayed maturity compared with other mammals.
,
age of consent
, ,
manhood or womanhood

Nota di utilizzo

The majority of should always refer to a countable number of things or people. If you are talking about an amount or quantity, rather than a countable number, use most of, as in most of the harvest was saved (not the majority of the harvest was saved).

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of bulk
Definition
the main part
The vast bulk of imports and exports is carried by sea.
Sinonimi
best part,
major part,
better part,
main part,
nearly all,
greater number
in the sense of lion's share
Nuclear research has received the lion's share of public funding.
Sinonimi
majority part,
greater part,
in the sense of mass
Definition
the main part or majority
The Second World War involved the mass of the population.
Sinonimi
best part,
greater part,
almost all,

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