Translation of absolute majority in Spanish:

absolute majority

mayoría absoluta, n.

noun

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    mayoría absoluta feminine
    • Greater governmental stability was achieved when the Partido Social Democrata won absolute majorities in 1987 and 1991 and the minority PS government elected in 1995 retained its popularity.
    • With more than three quarters of the vote counted in the first round of the Indonesian presidential elections, no candidate has achieved an absolute majority.
    • The Knesset could, in a no-confidence vote by an absolute majority of its members, oust the prime minister and her or his government.
    • However, even this four-party coalition is not enough for an absolute majority.
    • The UMP has an absolute majority in the country's National Assembly.
    • This gravitational pull on the media has been further reinforced by the instability and volatility of the Scottish Parliament, where no single party commands an absolute majority.
    • This latest ballot was necessary after both candidates failed to win an absolute majority in the first ballot held two weeks ago.
    • For many years, the SPD was able to achieve an absolute majority in the Ruhr, the former heartland of steel and coal production, in which five million people still live.
    • Now enjoying an absolute majority, the PP government believes it no longer needs such social pacts.
    • In the parliamentary elections in June of this year the UMP won an absolute majority and has since formed the government.
    • Thus, the Republican candidate failed to win an absolute majority.
    • For all of these, an absolute majority (half of all members plus one) has to vote in favour for the Parliament's voice to be heard.
    • In a confidence vote last week, the Labour-Progressive Government won an absolute majority of support.
    • The conservative Christian Democratic Party gained 12 percent and came close to an absolute majority.
    • In the presidential race, however, a candidate must garner an absolute majority to win office, by holding a second round if necessary.
    • An absolute majority will say yes to this progressive legislation.
    • Yes, but, your Honour, in the Upper House in the Legislative Council there was a majority but not an absolute majority.
    • An absolute majority of RMT members voted for strikes.
    • In 1985, it won an absolute majority, enabling the party's candidate at the time, Oskar Lafontaine, to become state prime minister.
    • Just months after its triumphal takeover of the Turkish parliament with an absolute majority the AKP faces crisis.