a great many; a large number of; a lot of ⇒たくさん(沢山)

    • 多数の家が焼けた
    • A good [great] many houses (were) burned down.
    • 村人の多数は漁業に従事している
    • Most [The greater part] of the villagers are engaged in fishing.
    • 市議会では革新派が多数を占めている
    • The progressives hold a majority on the city council.
    • 彼は145対20の圧倒的多数で議長に選ばれた
    • He was elected chairman by a vote of 145-20, an overwhelming majority.
    • 絶対多数
    • an absolute majority
    • 単純多数
    • a simple majority