A percentage larger than a simple majority; often 67%. Company charters often require a supermajority of shareholders to approve an important proposal, such as a merger or sale. It exceeds the simple majority used for most voting-based decisions, and is often included as an amendment to the charter.

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The supermajority was against it and I found that surprising cause they usually didn't know the right way to think.

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If you want to make sure that you won't get in to much trouble if something fails then you should have the supermajority on your side.

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It is impossible to have our shared opinion result in a favorable vote when our opposition holds the supermajority and can overshadow us, despite our numbers.

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