by a two-thirds majority

by a two-thirds majority
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  • two-thirds majority — majority of at least two thirds of the votes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • two-thirds — also two thirds QUANT: QUANT of n Two thirds of something is an amount that is two out of three equal parts of it. Two thirds of householders in this country live in a mortgaged home... Stir the chopped chocolate, fruit and nuts into two thirds… …   English dictionary

  • Two-thirds rule — A two thirds rule is usually a legal and constitutional requirement that for a proposal to be accepted, it must be supported by at least two thirds of those voting. In the United States government, a presidential veto of a congressional bill can… …   Wikipedia

  • two-thirds rule — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : a political principle requiring that two thirds rather than a simple majority of the members of a politically organized group must concur in order to exercise the power to make decisions binding upon the whole group compare… …   Useful english dictionary

  • majority — noun 1 most ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, huge, large, overwhelming, significant, sizeable, solid, strong, substantial …   Collocations dictionary

  • Majority — This article is about the mathematical concept of majority. For other uses, see Majority (disambiguation). A majority is a subset of a group consisting of more than half of its members. This can be compared to a plurality, which is a subset… …   Wikipedia

  • majority — noun (plural ties) Date: 1552 1. obsolete the quality or state of being greater 2. a. the age at which full civil rights are accorded b. the status of one who has attained this age 3. a. a number or percentage equaling more than half of a total …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Majority rule — Majority Rules redirects here. For Canadian comedy show, see Majority Rules!. Part of the Politics series Electoral methods …   Wikipedia

  • Majority — • The state of a person or thing greater, or superior, in relation to another person or thing Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Majority     Majority      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • majority — n. number greater than half (AE); greater number (BE) 1) to get, receive a majority 2) to have, hold a majority (the Democrats have a slim majority in the House) 3) a bare, narrow, slim, small; clear; large; overwhelming, vast majority 4) an… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • majority —    , like major, has been wearied by overuse, particularly in the expression the vast majority of, as in these three examples, all from authorities: The vast majority of conditional sentences . . . (Partridge); In the vast majority of instances …   Dictionary of troublesome word

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