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Reconciliation is a special budget procedure to change entitlement and tax laws. It cannot be filibustered and requires only a simple majority in the Senate to be passed. It is primarily intended for deficit and mandatory spending reduction.
Jeff Miller

Meaning of "simple majority" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIMPLE MAJORITY

simple majority  [ˈsɪmpəl məˈdʒɒrɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIMPLE MAJORITY

noun
adjective
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Simple majority is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIMPLE MAJORITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of simple majority in the English dictionary

The definition of simple majority in the dictionary is a single vote more than half of the votes cast.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIMPLE MAJORITY


anteriority
ænˌtɪərɪˈɒrɪtɪ
anti-authority
ˌæntɪɔːˈθɒrɪtɪ
apriority
ˌeɪpraɪˈɒrɪtɪ
authority
ɔːˈθɒrɪtɪ
celebrity
sɪˈlɛbrɪtɪ
charity
ˈtʃærɪtɪ
exteriority
ɪkˈstɪərɪˈɒrɪtɪ
inferiority
ɪnˌfɪərɪˈɒrɪtɪ
integrity
ɪnˈtɛɡrɪtɪ
interiority
ɪnˌtɪərɪˈɒrɪtɪ
majority
məˈdʒɒrɪtɪ
minority
maɪˈnɒrɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
pretty
ˈprɪtɪ
priority
praɪˈɒrɪtɪ
security
sɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ
seniority
ˌsiːnɪˈɒrɪtɪ
sonority
səˈnɒrɪtɪ
sorority
səˈrɒrɪtɪ
supermajority
ˌsuːpərməˈdʒɒrɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIMPLE MAJORITY

simple
simple division
simple equation
simple fraction
simple fracture
simple fruit
simple harmonic motion
simple interest
simple machine
simple microscope
simple ordering
simple pendulum
simple sentence
Simple Simon
simple tense
simple time
simple vows
simple-hearted
simple-minded
simple-mindedly

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIMPLE MAJORITY

Advertising Standards Authority
aperture priority
Atomic Energy Authority
aviation authority
Civil Aviation Authority
education authority
ethnic minority
Financial Services Authority
Greater London Authority
Health Authority
homeland security
in the majority
local authority
local education authority
Palestinian National Authority
port authority
shutter priority
superiority
tax authority
unitary authority
water authority

Synonyms and antonyms of simple majority in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «simple majority» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIMPLE MAJORITY

Find out the translation of simple majority to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of simple majority from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «simple majority» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

简单多数
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mayoría simple
570 millions of speakers

English

simple majority
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साधारण बहुमत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أغلبية بسيطة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

простое большинство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

maioria simples
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাধারণ সংখ্যাগরিষ্ঠতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la majorité simple
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Majoriti mudah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

einfache Mehrheit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

単純多数
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

단순 과반수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mayoritas prasaja
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đa số
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எளிய பெரும்பான்மை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

साध्या बहुमत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Basit çoğunluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

maggioranza semplice
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwykłą większość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

проста більшість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

majoritate simplă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απλή πλειοψηφία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eenvoudige meerderheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

enkel majoritet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

simpelt flertall
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of simple majority

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLE MAJORITY»

The term «simple majority» is regularly used and occupies the 79.278 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLE MAJORITY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about simple majority

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2 QUOTES WITH «SIMPLE MAJORITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word simple majority.
1
Jeff Miller
Reconciliation is a special budget procedure to change entitlement and tax laws. It cannot be filibustered and requires only a simple majority in the Senate to be passed. It is primarily intended for deficit and mandatory spending reduction.
2
Robert W. Welch, Jr.
In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental power in a simple majority.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIMPLE MAJORITY»

Discover the use of simple majority in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to simple majority and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Handbook of Social Choice and Welfare
The domain for the simple majority rule In Section 3.1, we have already briefly referred to May's characterization of the majority rule in terms of anonymity, neutrality and positive responsiveness. Note that neutrality, as used here, is stronger ...
Kenneth Joseph Arrow, Amartya Sen, Kōtarō Suzumura
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L'Ukraine, entre intégration et partenariat
ANNEX Member state procedure Required majority Belgium Parliament Simple majority in seven regional and fed eral chambers Bulgaria Parliament Simple majority Cyprus Parliament Absolute majority (Presidential veto) Czech Republic  ...
‎2010
3
Mechanisms of Democracy : Institutional Design Writ Small: ...
To narrow the issues, I confine the discussion to a comparison between absolute majority rules and simple majority rules. Under plausible conditions, I will argue, absolute majority rules prove democratically superior to simple majority rules.
Adrian Vermeule Professor of Law Harvard Law School, 2007
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Social Work with Groups: A Comprehensive Workbook
Most groups use a simple-majority vote approach. Issues are discussed until they are clarified and a vote is then taken. There are several advantages to this type of decision making. Decisions are arrived at much faster. Most decisions do not ...
Charles Zastrow, 2008
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ABA Journal
Department of Legislation corrections or additions by a simple majority, an agreement has been reached. However, if the Origin House turns down such corrections or amendments by a simple majority, the project goes back to the Revisory ...
6
Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing: Third International ...
The confidence predictor using the simple majority with and without barrier perform identically for the threshold method and the confidence counter method. This fact shows that if more than half of the predictors on the highest confidence level ...
Jianhua Ma, 2006
7
International Economic Organizations in the International ...
(c) Simple and Qualified Majority Voting In comparison with a simple majority ( more than 50 percent), a qualified majority voting raises the degree of concordance of the Member States' positions and other conditions being equal, is supposed ...
Sergei a Voitovich, 1995
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Philosophy and Democracy: An Anthology
This concludes the first part of Riker's argument, the point of which can be summarized as follows: The results of voting over more than two alternatives are not in general interpretable; simple majority rule in pairwise comparisons, Borda  ...
Thomas Christiano, 2003
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Dumbarton Oaks: The Origins of the United Nations and the ...
If important decisions could be made by a simple majority — including, of course, all of the Great Powers — the concurrence of only one other member would be required, thus enhancing the already dominant position of those with permanent  ...
Robert C. Hilderbrand, 2001
10
The Mythology of American Politics: A Critical Response to ...
REMEDIES Faced with the threat of tyranny of the majority, some have recoiled from the adoption of simple majority rule as the principle for the making of collective decisions. Madison and Mill were among them, and they prescribed ...
John T. Bookman, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SIMPLE MAJORITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term simple majority is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mike Lee Secured a Commitment From GOP Leadership to Repeal …
to repeal Obamacare through a budget tool known as reconciliation, which would allow the Senate to roll back the health care law with a simple majority (51 ... «Daily Signal, Jul 15»
2
Mike Lee goes for nuclear option to repeal Obamacare
That means he will formally object to the ruling of the chair — requiring a 51-vote simple majority to overturn the ruling. Then, the Republican plans to move on to ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
3
The Big Lie About What It Takes To Remove The Confederate Flag …
If the state legislature, by a simple majority, voted to repeal the law and remove the Confederate Flag from statehouse grounds, Smith believes that South ... «ThinkProgress, Jun 15»
4
Israel must rid itself of the legislative anarchy that has existed for years
The paradox of this quixotic legislation is that these “basic laws” are passed in the Knesset by a simple majority of those present and voting, and are thereafter ... «Haaretz, Jun 15»
5
How The Iran Bill Weakens Senate Oversight While Trying To …
Under the bill, stopping an Iran deal would entail Congress first passing legislation (with a simple majority) rejecting the proposed agreement; the president ... «The Federalist, May 15»
6
Lawyer: Valley View vote should be simple majority
BROOKLYN - A lawyer representing Orange County made his pitch to an appeals court panel on Thursday to try to rescue the county's thwarted attempt last year ... «Times Herald-Record, Apr 15»
7
Kelantan says only needs simple majority in Parliament to enforce …
Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKOTA BARU, March 19 ― PAS only needs a simple parliamentary majority to amend the Shariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 ... «Malay Mail Online, Mar 15»
8
Loretta Lynch confirmation vote will come next week, McConnell says
Executive nominees need only a simple majority to limit debate and proceed to a confirmation vote under rules Democrats imposed in 2013. Three Republicans ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
9
Bills would allow Damascus to disincorporate with simple majority
Protestors and community leaders -- such as Jim Syring (center), Chris Hawes and Wally Bothum -- lined up outside Damascus City Hall, asking for the recall of ... «OregonLive.com, Feb 15»
10
Bill could make it easier to pass school bond measures
... voters to amend the state constitution and change the current 60 percent majority requirement for passing a school construction bond to a simple majority. «Crosscut, Feb 15»

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