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1‘in the majority of cases’
larger number, larger part, greater number, greater part, major part, best part, better part, main part, most, more than half
bulk, mass, weight, preponderance, predominance, generality, lion's share
the masses, the silent majority
2‘Labour retained the seat by a large majority’
superiority of numbers, superiority of votes
3‘a girl who has not yet reached her majority’
coming of age, legal age, seniority, adulthood, manhood, womanhood, maturity
age of consent
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