Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or advocating majority rule, especially as a political principle.
  • noun An advocate of majoritarianism.

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  • adjective Supporting the dominance of the majority over the minority

Etymologies

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c 1940 majority +‎ -arian

Examples

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  • Winner takes all form of elections.

    October 6, 2009

  • Doesn't this encompass most types of elections?

    October 8, 2009