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English definition of “minor”


adjective (MUSIC)    /ˈmaɪ.nər/ US  /-nɚ/
music belonging or relating to a musical scale that is generally thought to have a sad sound : The piece is written in a minor key . Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor. → Compare major adjectiveNotes of the musical scale
(Definition of minor adjective (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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