[ US /maɪˈnɔɹəti, məˈnɔɹəti/ ]
[ UK /ma‍ɪnˈɒɹɪti/ ]
  1. being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
    he held a minority position
    when the vote was taken they were in the minority
  2. a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  3. any age prior to the legal age
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How To Use minority In A Sentence

  • A strategic alliance may take the form of an outright acquisition, minority stake, joint venture or brand franchise.
  • Some may insist you sleep on mats on hard floors to straighten out the spine, but they are in a minority.
  • The situation reminds of other art items like netsuke or tsuba in the 50s when these items where collected only by a small minority.
  • The presence on an arts board of the occasional, often atypical artist from a minority does not do much for the community, other than condescend to him or her.
  • The White Shadow – A unique series that took a rather real look at urban life among predominately minority teen-agers. Hulu Awards: Johnny Jay’s Final Wrap Up and Best of Hulu
  • Moreover, I can't think of any other 'minority' of which this is remotely true, unless it were to be the other minority from which I can claim descent: people of British or Anglophile provenance. Christopher Hitchens: Reinstate Rick Sanchez!
  • He allegedly said he would have continued bombing ethnic minority communities if he had not been caught.
  • Agencies that have thought their only remit was to address minority issues must reassess the way they work. Times, Sunday Times
  • The movement's admiration of non-European art unwittingly offered artists from minority cultures the opportunity to value their own visual traditions.
  • It says it wants 10 percent minority representation, and then they have to jigger the system to figure out how to reach that number.
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