English-Finnish translations for majority

  • enemmistö
    Tämä enemmistö on ehkä niukka mutta enemmistö kuitenkin. A narrow majority perhaps, but still a majority. Nyt meidän on saatava suuri enemmistö. We now need that large majority. Enemmistö todellakin vastusti tarkistusta. Indeed, the majority was against.
  • enemmistöhallitus
    Chişinăussa toimivan parlamentin muodostama Eurooppa-myönteinen enemmistöhallitus on lujittanut Moldovan tasavallan tulevaisuutta EU:ssa. The Republic of Moldova's European destiny has been reinforced by the pro-European majority government formed in the parliament in Chişinău. Ehdotukset tulevat hallituksilta, jotka edustavat kansalaisten enemmistön mielipidettä, sillä kaikissa valtioissa on enemmistöhallitus. It is the governments, which represent the majority in their countries – since, in all of our countries, the rule is the majority – who make the proposals.
  • täysi-ikäisyys
  • yksinkertainen enemmistö
    Yksinkertainen enemmistö riittää. A simple majority is sufficient. Siksi yksinkertainen enemmistö riittää. A simple majority, in other words, is sufficient. Näin ollen tämän tekstin hyväksymiseksi tarvitaan ainoastaan yksinkertainen enemmistö. Therefore, only a simple majority is needed for this document to be adopted.

Definition of majority

  • More than half of some group
  • The difference between the winning vote and the rest of the votes
  • Legal adulthood
  • The office held by a member of the armed forces in the rank of major
  • Ancestors; ancestry

Examples

  • The majority agreed that the new proposal was the best
  • Those opposing the building plans were in the majority, so the building project was canceled
  • The winner with 53% had a 6% majority over the loser with 47%
  • By the time I reached my majority, I had already been around the world twice
  • On receiving the news of his promotion, Charles Snodgrass said he was delighted to be entering his majority

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