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majoritarian

[muh-jawr-i-tair-ee-uh n, -jor-] /məˌdʒɔr ɪˈtɛər i ən, -ˌdʒɒr-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or constituting a majority:
majoritarian democracy.
2.
supporting or advocating majoritarianism:
majoritarian politics.
noun
3.
a supporter or advocate of majoritarianism.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; majorit(y) + -arian
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Examples from the web for majoritarian
  • But its certainly true that our majoritarian brothers and sisters have discovered their inner whimper.
  • None of those views or values can be described as consensual or even majoritarian.
  • The majoritarian seat is accepted over the party seat, which then frees up the proportional seat for another party member.
  • However, litigation rights are individual, not majoritarian.
Word Origin and History for majoritarian

1917 (adj.), from majority + -ian.

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