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majoritarianism

Class:

noun

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Majoritarianism

a traditional political philosophy or agenda which asserts that a majority of the population is entitled to a certain degree of primacy in society, and has the right to make decisions that affect the society. This traditional view has come under... (41 of 1327 words)

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Collins Dictionary:

majoritarianism [politics]

a form of democracy which upholds the rule of the majority (11 of 220 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/majoritarianism

Oxford Dictionary:

majoritarian | majoritarianism [derived]

governed by or believing in decision by a majority | a person who supports government by a majority (17 of 66 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/majoritarian

Merriam-Webster:

majoritarianism

the philosophy or practice according to which decisions of an organized group should be made by a numerical majority of its members (22 of 33 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/majoritarianism

Random House Dictionary:

majoritarianism

rule by a majority, especially the belief that those constituting a simple majority should make the rules for all members of a group, nation, etc. (25 of 31 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/majoritarianism

New World Dictionary:

majoritarian | majoritarianism [noun, related]

of or decided by the majority | an advocate of majoritarian rule (11 of 21 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/majoritarian

Wiktionary:

majoritarianism

a form of democracy in which decisions are made by a simple majority of some organized group (17 of 18 words)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

majoritarianism

Rule by simple numerical majority in an organized group. (9 of 13 words, pronunciation)

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Encarta Dictionary:

majoritarian | majoritarians [plural] | majoritarianism [noun, derived]

resulting from or based on rule by the majority in any given group | somebody who believes that a group should be ruled in the way chosen by the ... (28 of 55 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861627906​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

majoritarianism

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

majoritarianism

Audio: North American pronunciation of "majoritarianism"

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YourDictionary Audio:

majoritarianism

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