Is there a word for majority wherein someone or something gets all the votes cast?

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unanimity juːnəˈnɪmɪti/ noun agreement by all people involved; consensus.

(definition from Google)


I think that would be "unanimous".

  • Is that the only word to serve the purpose?
    – Madhav
    Commented Apr 11, 2015 at 18:39

Unanimity is where everyone involved votes for a candidate or proposal. All are of one mind.

There may be a situation where all votes cast are for a proposal, but not everyone votes. Thus there are no votes against the proposal. This is usually indicated by nem con, for nemo contra, "no-one against".

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