Definition of ethnic minority in English:

ethnic minority

Line breaks: eth¦nic mi¦nor|ity

noun

A group within a community which has different national or cultural traditions from the main population.
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  • The populations of ethnic minorities account for 8.41 percent of the national total.
  • We are not going to let that happen to the Muslim community, to an ethnic minority, whatever happens next.
  • We do not need cheap community gimmicks to enrol ethnic minorities.

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