Can be abbreviated to “Mac.”
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When majority refers to a specific number of votes, it takes a singular verb:
His majority was 200 votes.
In general, majority refers to “the greater number of a countable set” and is followed by the plural:
The majority of Americans speak English. (Not “speaks”—they speak individually.)
Don’t use it with an uncountable mass, such as work, effort, and so on, or with a single item:
Incorrect: I was doing the majority of the work.
Incorrect: The majority of the table was faded.
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- managing editor
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