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Noun: plurality  plû'ra-li-tee
  1. The state of being plural
    "to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable"
     
  2. A large indefinite number
    "a plurality of religions";
    - battalion, large number, multitude, pack
     
  3. (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less than half of the votes)
    - relative majority

Derived forms: pluralities

Type of: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, relative quantity, state

Encyclopedia: Plurality