Isn't la majorité usually followed by a plural verb?

SusanB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Isn't la majorité usually followed by a plural verb?

Followed by a plural verb normally?

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AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Actually, it seems to vary depending on whether you say "la majorité" (usually a singular verb) or "une majorité" (a plural verb), and whether you're using the word in a precise, numerical sense.

http://bdl.oqlf.gouv.qc.ca/bdl/gabarit_bdl.asp?id=1682

https://www.lefigaro.fr/langue-francaise/expressions-francaises/2017/05/17/37003-20170517ARTFIG00013-une-majorite-des-francais-fait-ou-font.php

 

 

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Isn't la majorité usually followed by a plural verb?

Followed by a plural verb normally?

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