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minority /məˈnorəti/ noun
plural minorities
minority
/məˈnorəti/
noun
plural minorities
Learner's definition of MINORITY
[singular] : a number or amount that is less than half of a total
[singular] : the group that is the smaller part of a larger group
[count]
: a group of people who are different from the larger group in a country, area, etc., in some way (such as race or religion)
chiefly US : a member of such a group usually plural
[noncount] law : the time or period when a person is not yet old enough to have the full rights of an adult compare majority 3

— minority

adjective, always used before a noun
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