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minority/məˈnorəti/noun
pluralminorities
minority
/məˈnorəti/
noun
pluralminorities
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)
   b 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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