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minoritynoun

uk   /maɪˈnɒr.ə.ti/  us   /maɪˈnɔːr.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).
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  • 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.

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(Definition of minority from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "minority" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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minoritynoun [C/U]

 us   /məˈnɔr·ɪ·t̬i, mɑɪ-, -ˈnɑr-/
  • minority noun [C/U] (SMALLER AMOUNT)

less than half of a total number or amount; the smaller part of something: [U] Only a minority of people support military action. [U] Traditional families are in the minority in this neighborhood (= there are not many).

minoritynoun [C]

 us   /məˈnɔr·ɪ·t̬i (ˌɡrup), mɑɪ-, -ˈnɑr-/ (also minority group)
  • minority noun [C] (PEOPLE)

social studies a group of people who share some characteristic by birth that makes their group smaller than some other groups in a society and may cause others to treat them unfairly: He argued that African Americans and other minorities were not getting a fair deal in sports and elsewhere in society. Jews and Roman Catholics belonged to religious minorities.
(Definition of minority from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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minoritynoun

uk   /maɪˈnɒrəti/  us   /məˈnɒrəti/ (plural minorities)
[S] a small number of the people or things in a group: Only a small/tiny minority of customers have complained about the changes.be in a/the minority I don't like the design, but I'm in the minority – most people say they love it.
[C] a group of people in a country or area who are of a different race, or have a different culture or religion to that of most other people there: ethnic/racial minority We want to end discrimination against women and racial minorities. minority community/employee/group British Asians are the largest minority group among UK staff.

minorityadjective [before noun]

uk   /maɪˈnɒrəti/  us   /məˈnɒrəti/
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to refer to the situation when a person or organization owns fewer shares in a company than other shareholders, and not enough to be in control of the company: Many minority shareholders are local people. He may be close to selling his minority stake in the company.
(Definition of minority from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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