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join the majority

euphemism To die. A: "I heard there was a death in your family." B: "Oh yeah, some distant relative joined the majority."
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VICTORIA, Seychelles -- Seychelles joins the majority of the States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in signing the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change which aims to enact policies to effect greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance, starting in the year 2020.
Typically, where a Justice joins the majority opinion, it is the majority, and not the concurring, opinion, that constitutes precedent for future decisions.
The ASSA has spoken out on recent attacks against foreign nationals in South Africa, saying that it joins the majority of reasonable South Africans to condemn these in the strongest possible terms.
In doing so, he joins the majority of mankind through the centuries in accepting the "primordial tradition"--the phrase comes from Houston Smith's Forgotten Truth--the unbreakable conviction that the world of the spirit is not only more real than this world, but also that it can be experienced.
"The decision means that Texas joins the majority of states that recognize that use of staff counsel is permissible."
Kirk Hansen, director of claims for the Alliance of American Insurers, said the ruling means Texas joins the majority of states recognizing that use of staff counsel is permissible.