quorum

[ kwawr-uh m, kwohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF quorum

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A majority constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

Congress was to have assembled, but not a quorum of the members could be collected.

Mr. Speaker, I am paired, but I have voted in order to make a quorum.

She is the last survivor of the quorum, and is now fast fading into dotage.

Wellborn, who presided, counted a quorum and declared the resolutions adopted.

The quorum were on the verge of investigating when she denied the fact—in person.

The quorum thumbed the armholes of their vests and shook an emphatic negative.

The quorum invested their thumbs again and cleared their throats.

But wherever the devil is there is always a quorum present for business.

With these two there were forty-six representatives present—a quorum.