Translation of minority in Spanish:
noun plural -ties
- 1 1.1 (smaller number) (+ singular or plural verb) to be in a/the minority to govern with a minority you're in a minority of one [humorous]ethnic/religious minorityformas parte de una minoría de uno [humorous]a minority of students share that viewminoría étnica/religiosalos estudiantes que comparten ese punto de vista son una minoría(before noun) (group/vote)minority holding o interestminority sportparticipación (feminine) minoritariadeporte (masculine) de minoríasExample sentences1.2 (in US) (Politics)
- 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)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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