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Majority and most

majority

noun

most of the people or things in a group: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

most

adverb, determiner, pronoun

the largest part of something, or the majority of people or things

maximum

noun

the largest number, amount, or degree that is allowed or is possible

generality

noun

the majority of something, for example most of the people in a group

balance

noun

the majority of information, opinions, or facts

preponderance

noun

most of the people or things in a group

predominance

noun

a situation in which there is more of a particular type of person or thing than of anything else

the many

adverb, determiner, predeterminer, pronoun

the majority of people

at large

people at large or the world at large are most people, rather than just some of them

at (the) most

used for showing that you are mentioning the largest possible amount, although the real amount may be less

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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