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plurality is pronounced in four syllables
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An example use of plurality in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… this and the plurality of his views I'll …”
meanings of plurality
A margin by which a number exceeds another number, especially of votes.
The state of being plural.
The holding of multiple benefices.
A group of many entities: a large number.
A number of votes for a single candidate or position which is greater than the number of votes gained by any other single candidate or position voted for, but which is less than a majority of valid votes cast.
A state of being numerous.
A group composed of more than one entity.
A number or part of a whole which is greater than any other number or part, but not necessarily a majority.