Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Based on majority rule: "a naively uncomplicated premise of simple majoritarian democracy” ( Saturday Review).
  • n. An advocate of majoritarianism.

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  • adj. Supporting the dominance of the majority over the minority

Etymologies

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c 1940 majority +‎ -arian

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  • Doesn't this encompass most types of elections?

    October 8, 2009

  • Winner takes all form of elections.

    October 6, 2009