- absolute majority
- noun(elections) more than half of the votes• Syn: ↑majority• Topics: ↑election• Hypernyms: ↑relative quantity
* * *ˌabsolute maˈjority [absolute majority] nounmore than half of the total number of votes or winning candidates
280 seats are needed for an absolute majority in the National Assembly.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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