absolute majority

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.səˌlut məˈd͡ʒɑɹ.ɪ.ti/, /ˌæb.səˈljut məˈd͡ʒɑɹ.ɪ.ti/

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absolute majority (plural absolute majorities)

  1. A true numerical majority, more than 50% of the items being counted.
    The idea of an absolute majority is somewhat ambiguous, sometimes simply meaning a majority of the vote total and sometimes a majority of all eligible voters.

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