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majority

1. noun greater number or part 2. noun POL number of votes by which sb wins an election3. noun POL party or group that receives the most votes4. noun LAW age at which sb is legally an adult5. noun MIL rank or office of a major
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1 noun greater number or part formhór masc1  c m utromlach masc1  c m uan chuid is mómórchuid fem3  c m uthe majority of the students spoke Irish bhí Gaeilge ag formhór na ndaltaí, bhí Gaeilge ag an gcuid is mó de na daltaí, bhí Gaeilge ag an mórchuid de na daltaíthe majority of them don't care is cuma lena bhformhór, is cuma leis an gcuid is mó acu, is cuma lena mbunústhe vast majority of the public want peace teastaíonn síocháin ó fhormhór mór an phobail, teastaíonn síocháin ó bhunús an phobailthe majority of the answers were correct bhí an mhórchuid de na freagraí ceart, bhí formhór na bhfreagraí ceartthe majority opinion is against the change tá an tromlach i gcoinne an athraithein the majority of cases de ghnáth, go hiondúil the silent majority an tromlach nach gcluintear, an móramh nach gcloistear uathu 2 noun POL number of votes by which sb wins an electiontromlach masc1  c m umóramh masc1  c m uthey hold a majority in the parliament tá tromlach acu sa pharlaimintthe Government secured a comfortable majority bhí tromlach maith ag an Rialtasthe Labour majority of 12 tromlach dháréag an Lucht Oibre
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3 noun POL party or group that receives the most votestromlach masc1  c m umóramh masc1  c m u
modifieran tromlaigha bhfuil an tromlach aigea bhfuil an móramh aige
the majority party páirtí an tromlaighthe leader of the majority group ceannaire ghrúpa an tromlaigh
4 noun LAW age at which sb is legally an adultlán-aois  c m uaois lánaosta  c m u the age of majority lán-aois, aois lánaostato reach the age of majority teacht i lán-aois, aois lánaosta a shlánú 5 noun MIL rank or office of a majormaoracht fem3  c m u
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to be in the majority

women were in the majority in the group mná den chuid is mó a bhí sa ghrúpa, ba mhná iad tromlach na ndaoine a bhí sa ghrúpa

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