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minor

adjective
 
 
/ˈmaɪnər/
NOT IMPORTANT B2 not important or serious: a minor offence Most of the passengers suffered only minor injuries.Of little or less importance
MUSIC [always before noun] in music, belonging to a key (= set of musical notes) that often produces a sad sound →  Opposite major adjective Notes of the musical scale
(Definition of minor adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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