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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkwɔː.rəm/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈkwɔːr.əm/
- Rhymes: -ɔːɹəm
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- Hyphenation: quo‧rum
- The minimum number of members required for a group to officially conduct business and to cast votes, often but not necessarily a majority or supermajority.
- We can discuss the issue tonight, but cannot vote until we have a quorum.
- A selected body of persons.
The plural quora is sometimes objected to on the grounds that it is not grammatically correct: in Latin quorum is a plural pronoun, not a singular noun.
minimum number of members required
quorum m (plural quorums)
quorum m (invariable)