Definitions for plurality

Definitions for (noun) plurality

Main entry: plurality, relative majority

Definition: (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)

Main entry: battalion, pack, multitude, large number, plurality

Definition: a large indefinite number

Usage: a battalion of ants; a multitude of TV antennas; a plurality of religions

Main entry: plurality

Definition: the state of being plural

Usage: to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable

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