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From French, from Latin minor (less).

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  • (UK) IPA: /maɪˈnɒ.ɹə.ti/, /məˈnɒ.ɹə.ti/
  • (US) IPA: /maɪˈnɔɹ.ə.ti/, /mɨˈnɔɹ.ə.ti/
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Singular
Minority

Plural
minorities

Minority (plural minorities)
  1. Any subgroup that does not form a numerical majority.
    Most people agreed, but a sizable minority were upset by the decision.
  2. A member of an ethnic minority.
    The company claims it has hired several minorities since the complaint was lodged.
  3. Youth; period or condition of a person prior to reaching adulthood.

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