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English definition of “minor”

minor

adjective (UNIMPORTANT)    /ˈmaɪ.nər/ US  /-nɚ/
B2 having little importance, influence, or effect, especially when compared with other things of the same type: a minor operation It's only a minor problem. There's been an increase in minor offences, such as traffic violations and petty theft. She suffered only minor injuries. It requires a few minor adjustments. a minor poet of the 16th century → Compare major adjectiveOf little or less importance
(Definition of minor adjective (UNIMPORTANT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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