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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: 'of whom'; from the words of an official request to someone to serve on a committee

quorum

noun
     
Related topics: Organizations
quo‧rum [singular]
BBSSO the smallest number of people who must be present at a meeting so that official decisions can be made:
We need a quorum of 7.

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