noun, plural mi·nor·i·ties.
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Origin of minority
OTHER WORDS FROM minoritynon·mi·nor·i·ty, adjectivepro·mi·nor·i·ty, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for minority
There was a lot of positive feedback from people interested in non-gender binary people.
Latinos, the fastest growing minority group in America, are even more underrepresented in Congress.
She ultimately ditched JSwipe after about a week and found her current, non-Jewish, boyfriend on OkCupid.
For my friend, a small minority of JSwipe matches materialized into conversations, and none have materialized into dates.
An atheist counsels his fellow non-believers on how not to talk to people of faith.
The expatriated ex-rebels became alarmed by the non-receipt of the indemnity instalment and the news from their homes.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.
De moi, je ne say qu'en dire, d'autant que je ne veux affirmer ny le si ny le non en ce dont je n'ay vidence.
Certes le capitaine Merveilles et ses gens monstrerent leur pit non vulgaire.
It teaches you to take your time, or as the Germans call it, it gives you "Ruhe (repose)," the grand sine qua non!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for minority
noun plural -ties
- the state of being a minor
- the period during which a person is below legal ageCompare majority