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greater number

noun as in majority

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And indeed, nearly all Yanomamö headmen have a greater number of male kin in their village than potential rivals do.

But a greater number of longer movies do appear to be playing at theaters.

Some very early forks have survived with four prongs (or “tines”), others with three, and a greater number with two.

Also, as the core temperature of the ice cliffs is higher than normal, there have been a far greater number of avalanches.

Indeed, no one expects a greater number of young voters to punch ballots in 2010 than in 2008.

However, the greater number of them took not only thirty days—but life, and did not send in the money when they died.

Others again, are, from their high price, beyond the reach of the greater number of amateurs.

One that was caught measured eleven feet in length but the greater number were not more than three or four feet long.

It is not difficult partially to account for the greater number in this condition to-day as compared with Spanish times.

The diminished proportions of the less to the greater number also increases the proportion of glory.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to greater number, such as: majority, body, generality, gross, mass, and plurality.

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