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Definición de “minority” en inglés

minority

noun uk   /maɪˈnɒr.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ˈnɑːr.ə.t̬i/

minority noun (SMALL PART)

B2 [S] a smaller number or part: It's only a tiny minority of people who are causing the problem. Children with single parents at my school were very much in the minority (= there were very few). This section of the bookstore caters for minority interests (= subjects that interest only a few people).
Opposite
Maximum and minimum

minority noun (PEOPLE)

C1 [C] any small group in society that is different from the rest because of their race, religion, or political beliefs, or a person who belongs to such a group: ethnic/religious minorities The plan was designed to help women and minorities overcome discrimination in the workplace.Groups of peopleRacial issuesRace and ethnicity
(Definition of minority from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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