majoritarianism

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ma·jor·i·tar·i·an·ism

 (mə-jôr′ĭ-târ′ē-ə-nĭz′əm, -jŏr′-)
n.
Rule by simple numerical majority in an organized group.

majoritarianism

(məˌdʒɒrɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a form of democracy which upholds the rule of the majority
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Since the same kind of match would light every one's fire and the same-shaped loaf of bread would fill every one's stomach, it would be perfectly feasible to submit industry to the control of a majority vote. There was only one earth, and the quantity of material things was limited.
When the Jacobean version of the New Testament was in process of evolution the pious and learned men engaged in the work insisted by a majority vote on translating the Greek word "Aides" as "Hell"; but a conscientious minority member secretly possessed himself of the record and struck out the objectional word wherever he could find it.
MULTAN -- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) general body made changes in its constitution with a majority vote here on Friday.
The transaction, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year, is conditioned on the receipt of a majority vote of all Credible shareholders, as well as a majority vote of all shareholders other than Dash and his affiliates, and is subject to the receipt of regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
If this is done, only the elected MPs will be eligible to vote for section 436(a) amendment, which will sail through with ease as NLD has the majority vote, even without the 11% ethnic political parties vote.
Whatever way you look at it, this wasn't a majority vote.
The National Assembly on Friday passed the federal budget with a majority vote, approving the finance bill 2019-20 to give effect to the financial proposals of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.
[USA], Jan 4 (ANI): On the first day of the 116th Congress on Thursday (local time), Minority Leader in the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi was officially named the new House speaker in a majority vote.
The provision states that, "Except for the position of Speaker, any position may be declared vacant by a majority vote if the Members present, there being a quorum.
The Chief Executive ultimately decided to favor double-majority vote inclusion, meaning the villages and municipalities would have to vote "yes" to inclusion in the Bangsamoro and then get the blessing of their mother local government units (North Cotabato and Lanao del Norte, responsibility) in another majority vote to formalize the move.
On Wednesday, the Senate Standing Committee on Finance during an emergency meeting approved with a majority vote the bill seeking to increase the president's salary amidst opposition's protest.
The Senate chairman ordered a vote count and with a majority vote, it recommended to the NA that it could pass the bill.