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  • noun Plural form of plurality.

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Examples

  • Parties can win pluralities and be completely ignored.

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  • He condemned unseemly "pluralities" and conferred benefices with such conscientious discrimination that several were left long vacant, and so gave colour to the calumny that he was himself harvesting their revenues.

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  • He gets the same kind of pluralities as Joe Stalin and Fidel Castro.

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  • "That sends a pretty loud message to people in Washington, D.C., that he was able to maintain the kind of pluralities that I was able to, particularly given the fact that Sen. Obama was from our state and at the top our ticket, that's a very positive sign," said U.S. Rep. Ray LaHood, R-Peoria, whose seat Schock will take.

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  • In the first two, Mr. Romney carried strong pluralities of voters 65 and older, helping lift him to a close second-place finish in Iowa and a solid win in New Hampshire.

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  • One poll in September 1991 found small pluralities in Moscow and large cities opposed to the transfer to Russia of territories in other republics where Russians predominated the Crimea, Donbass, and Northern Kazakhstan were mentioned; in small towns and rural areas, the votes for and against such annexations were equal.

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  • What about the “pluralities, if not majorities” that are against the bill?

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  • So, our model of five components needs to explicitly recognise the pluralities:

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  • A refugee city, a city of plots and pluralities, a city so packed with ideas they overflowed into the sea.

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  • One poll in September 1991 found small pluralities in Moscow and large cities opposed to the transfer to Russia of territories in other republics where Russians predominated the Crimea, Donbass, and Northern Kazakhstan were mentioned; in small towns and rural areas, the votes for and against such annexations were equal.

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