majority

  核心词汇  
[mə'dʒɒrəti]     [mə'dʒɔːrəti]    
  • n.大多数;多数;多数党;多数派
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majority是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

n.(名词)
  1. (大)多数,过半数,大部分(份),多人
  2. 【律】成年,成人
  3. (多得的)票数,超出其余各方票数总和的票数
  4. 多数党,多数派
  5. 法定年龄
  6. 少校军阶,陆军少校的职位,少校级

双解释义

n.(名词)
  1. [S]多数,大多数; 半数以上 the larger number or amount, especially of people; most; greater number, more than half
  2. [S]票数差距,多得的票数,超过的票数 difference between the number of votes given to the winning party or candidate in an election and the next party or candidate

英英释义

Noun:
  1. the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part;

    "the majority of his customers prefer it"
    "the bulk of the work is finished"

  2. (elections) more than half of the votes

  3. the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs

majority的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. The majority of people seem to prefer TV to radio.
    多数人喜欢电视胜过广播。
  2. Racism is abhorrent to the majority of people.
    种族主义是大多数人都憎恨的。
  3. The Democrats became the majority in the election.
    民主党在这次选举中变成了多数党。
  4. The Democrats became the majority in the election.
    民主党在这次选举中变成了多数党。

常见句型

用作名词 (n.)
  1. The Conservatives got in by a majority.
    保守党人以多数当选。
  2. The vote lacks three of being a majority.
    差三张选票就过半数。
  3. Dr. Gray was elected by a large majority.
    格雷博士以多数票当选。
  4. An overwhelming majority of the committee members went in for the currency reform.
    绝大多数委员赞成实行币制改革。
  5. What he has just said does not accord with the views of the majority.
    他刚才所说的同大多数人所持的观点不一致。
  6. He believes that his supporters are in the majority.
    他相信支持他的人占多数。
  7. The director prefers going along with the majority.
    主任同意大多数人的意见。
  8. Though some suggested putting up Johnson as a candidate, the majority seemed to be for Jones.
    虽然有些人提名约翰逊为候选人,但大多数人却似乎赞成琼斯。
  9. The party I support has won by a majority of 264 votes.
    我所支持的政党以超过对方264票获胜。
  10. The candidate was put in by a majority of one thousand.
    这个候选人以一千票的多数当选。
  11. The majority rules in a democracy.
    民主国家一切听任多数人的意见裁决。
  12. The majority was for the plan.
    多数人赞成这个计划。
  13. The majority of the intellectuals want to make progress.
    多数知识分子要求进步。
  14. The majority of people prefer peace to war.
    多数人要和平,不要战争。
  15. She has reached her majority.
    她已达到法定年龄。
  16. The majority of his books are kept upstairs.
    他的大部分书藏在楼上。
  17. The majority of the damage is easy to repair.
    这次的大部分损害容易补救。
  18. Who says the majority is always able to impose its will on the minority?
    谁说多数人总是能将其意志强加在少数人身上呢?

词汇搭配

用作名词 (n.)
动词+~ 形容词+~ 名词+~ 介词+~ ~+介词

经典引文

  • A few days before her eighteenth birthdaysthe date of her majority.

    出自:L. Strachey
  • It is sad that, as it approaches its majority, this organisation should have run into deep waters.

    出自:Listener

majority的详细讲解:

词语用法

n.(名词)
  1. majority的基本意思是“多数”“大多数”,尤指在选举中在半数以上,即超过其余候选人得票总和的人或政党,也可指票数差距,即多得的票数或超过的票数。
  2. majority也可泛指“大多数”。
  3. majority还可作“成年人”解,指达到可以投票的法定年龄,如英国、中国等为18岁。
  4. majority单独用作主语时,谓语动词多用单数形式,在强调“多数中的各个成员”时,谓语动词常用复数形式。
  5. majority只用作单数,通常与of连用。the majority of后可用单数名词,也可用复数名词,谓语动词的数与of后面的名词相一致。
  6. 当把“多数”当作一个整体和少数人的整体相对比时,谓语动词用单数形式。

常见错误

n.(名词)
  1. 大部分土地已犁过了。

    The majority of the land has been cultivated.

    Most of the land has been cultivated.

    majority只能用来修饰可数的数量,不可修饰不可数的数量。

词源解说

  • ☆ 16世纪50年代进英入语,直接源自后期拉丁语的majoritas,意为较大的。

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