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Princeton's WordNet

  1. majority, absolute majority(noun)

    (elections) more than half of the votes


  1. absolute majority(Noun)

    A number of votes totalling over 50 per cent, such as the total number of votes or seats obtained by a party that beats the combined opposition.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absolute majority in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absolute majority in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Panos Skourletis:

    I believe that an absolute majority in parliament for Syriza is achievable.

  2. Simona Levi:

    Where there is no absolute majority and a fragile equilibrium of power, politicians are obliged to listen to the concerns of the people.

  3. Panos Kammenos:

    The dilemma is what do the people want, a government with the arrogance of an absolute majority or a national unity government with Independent Greeks being the guarantors of tomorrow?

  4. Franco Pavoncello:

    The only one who has a chance [for an absolute majority] is Berlusconi the immortal and his coalition, if you don’t get that you must start talking to the other groups and see if you can put together some strange bedfellows in a rather strange bed.

  5. Wolfgango Piccoli:

    While an early election could be helpful in terms of removing hardliners from a Tsipras-led Syriza and, possibly, forcing the party to adopt a more centrist stance, the most likely outcome will be another fragmented parliament in which no party controls an absolute majority, this means that the 'new' Syriza – the party likely to win the largest amount of votes and seats – will have to strike another coalition deal to govern.

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