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1 minor /ˈmaɪnɚ/ adjective
1 minor
/ˈmaɪnɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of MINOR
: not very important or valuable
always used before a noun : small in number, quantity, or extent
: not very serious : not causing much trouble or damage
music
: having semitones between the second and third, the fifth and sixth, and sometimes the seventh and eighth notes in a scale
always used before a noun : not yet old enough to have the rights of an adult
2 minor /ˈmaɪnɚ/ noun
plural minors
2 minor
/ˈmaɪnɚ/
noun
plural minors
Learner's definition of MINOR
[count]
: a person who is not yet old enough to have the rights of an adult
US : a second subject studied by a college or university student in addition to a main subject compare 2major 2

the minors

US, informal
: the minor leagues of baseball
3 minor /ˈmaɪnɚ/ verb
minors; minored; minoring
3 minor
/ˈmaɪnɚ/
verb
minors; minored; minoring
Learner's definition of MINOR

minor in

[phrasal verb]
minor in (something) US
: to have (a specified second subject of study) in addition to your main subject
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