Even on the eve of its passage, at least a plurality said they opposed the law.
Overall, the plurality of voices—of young Helga and the author making revisions and addendums to the text decades later—mesh well.
Never mind Hernandez's meager 34 percent plurality in the fiercely battled contest.
The trend is particularly pronounced among all-important independent voters, who make up a plurality of the electorate.
A plurality of Americans now support same-sex marriage; the figure is 63% among voters under 30.
plurality of constituent items, several contrary to each other.
They have thought that the elements of plurality and unity have not been duly adjusted.
Since 1896 there has been but one instance in which the voters gained a plurality amounting to 110,000 votes.
That a plurality of worlds does not contradict any principle of reason or faith.
For a universal consciousness there is no number, no plurality.
late 14c., "state of being plural," from Old French pluralite (14c.), from Late Latin pluralitatem (nominative pluralitas), from Latin pluralis (see plural). Meaning "fact of there being many, multitude" is from mid-15c. Church sense of "holding of two or more offices concurrently" is from mid-14c. Meaning "greater number, more than half" is from 1570s but is etymologically improper, perhaps modeled on majority. U.S. sense of "excess of votes over rival candidate(s)," especially when none has an absolute majority, is from 1828.