majority noun definition in Elections topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

majority

 noun: Elections topic
[countable] the number of votes by which one political party wins an election; the number of votes by which one side in a discussion, etc. wins She was elected by/with a majority of 749. a clear (= large) majority majority (over somebody) They had a large majority over their nearest rivals. The government does not have an overall majority (= more members than all the other parties added together). The resolution was carried by a huge majority.