Definitions for Minoritymɪˈnɔr ɪ ti, -ˈnɒr-, maɪ-
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a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
"when the vote was taken they were in the minority"; "he held a minority position"
any age prior to the legal age
Any subgroup that does not form a numerical majority.
Most people agreed, but a sizable minority were upset by the decision.
Empowered by or representing a minority (usually a plurality) of votes cast, legislative seats, &c., rather than an outright majority thereof.
A member of an ethnic minority.
The company claims it has hired several minorities since the complaint was lodged.
Youth; period or condition of a person prior to reaching adulthood.
the state of being a minor, or under age
state of being less or small
the smaller number; -- opposed to majority; as, the minority must be ruled by the majority
"Minority" is a song by American punk rock band Green Day. It was released as the lead single from their sixth studio album, Warning. The song remained at No. 1 for five weeks in a row on the Billboard Modern Rock chart in late 2000, making it one of the most successful songs from the band in the 2000's.
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Translations for Minority
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- minoria, minoritatCatalan, Valencian
- alaikäisyys, vähemmistö, nuoruus, edustajaFinnish
- minderheidWestern Frisian
- kisebbség, kisebbségiHungarian
- minoritet, mindretallNorwegian
- minoritet, mindretalNorwegian Nynorsk
- menoridade, minoriaPortuguese
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