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One entry found for minority.
Main Entry: mi·nor·i·ty
Pronunciation: mschwa-primarystressnodotr-schwat-emacron, mimacr-, -primarystressnär-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ties
1 : the state or period of being a legal minor
2 : the smaller number; especially : a group having less than the number of votes necessary for control
3 : a part of a population that differs from other groups in some characteristics and is often given unfair treatment

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