n (pl -ties)
- 1 1.1 (smaller number) (+ sing o pl vb) minoría (f) to be in a/the minority estar* en minoría to govern with a minority gobernar en minoría you're in a minority of one [humorístico/humorous] formas parte de una minoría de uno [humorístico/humorous] ethnic/religious minority minoría étnica/religiosa a minority of students share that view los estudiantes que comparten ese punto de vista son una minoría (before n) [group/vote] minoritario minority holding o interest participación (f) minoritaria minority sport deporte (m) de minoríasMore example sentences1.2 (in (US) ) [Govt] oposición (f) (before n) minority leader líder (mf) de la oposición
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- The group is regarded as a fundamentalist organisation representing the views of the minority of Muslims.
- And for the minority of people who can't, having restricted licensing hours is highly unlikely to deter them.
- The A-level of old had a specific function: to test the minority of young people who would go on to higher education.
- This means that a minority of just 26 votes can block a decision.
- The balance of voting in the Council of Ministers had, up to this point, meant that a 'blocking minority' of 23 votes was required.
- 2 [Law] minoría (f) de edadMore example sentences
- During the claimant's minority the initial limitation period would not run.
- Claims by children are not limited to those made during their minority; an adult child may seek an order.
- The context was exceptional, for royal authority was weakened by the minority of Louis XIV.
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