Variant of minority
noun pl. minorities
- the lesser part or smaller number; less than half of a total
- a group, party, or faction with a smaller number of votes or adherents than the majority
- a racial, religious, ethnic, or political group smaller than and differing from the larger, controlling group in a community, nation, etc.
- the period or condition of being under full legal age
Origin of minority
Medieval Latin minoritas
; from Classical Latin minor,
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