A majority will always be a plurality, but a plurality will not always be a majority. Majority is more specific than plurality. Perhaps that's what had you confused.ma⋅jor⋅i⋅ty /məˈdʒɔrɪti, -ˈdʒɒr-/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [muh-jawr-i-tee, -jor-] Show IPA
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–noun, plural -ties. 1. the greater part or number; the number larger than half the total (opposed to minority ): the majority of the population.
2. a number of voters or votes, jurors, or others in agreement, constituting more than half of the total number.
3. the amount by which the greater number, as of votes, surpasses the remainder (distinguished from plurality ).