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Synonyms for minority
mɪˈnɔr ɪ ti, -ˈnɒr-, maɪ-

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Wiktionary

  1. minoritynoun

    Any subgroup that does not form a numerical majority.

    Most people agreed, but a sizable minority were upset by the decision.

    Antonyms:
    majority

  2. minoritynoun

    Youth; period or condition of a person prior to reaching adulthood.

    Synonyms:
    childhood

    Antonyms:
    adulthood

Princeton's WordNet

  1. minoritynoun

    a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part

    Synonyms:
    nonage

    Antonyms:
    legal age, majority, bulk

  2. minoritynoun

    being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts

    "when the vote was taken they were in the minority"; "he held a minority position"

    Synonyms:
    nonage

    Antonyms:
    majority, bulk, legal age

  3. minority, nonagenoun

    any age prior to the legal age

    Synonyms:
    nonage

    Antonyms:
    majority, legal age, bulk

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Editors Contribution

  1. out-group

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. minoritynoun

    Synonyms:
    nonage, pupilage

  2. minoritynoun

    Synonyms:
    smaller number

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. minoritynoun

    Synonyms:
    nonage, pupilage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "minority":

    minorities

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How to use minority in a sentence?

  1. Sean Reardon:

    Part of the reason why we have a big achievement gap is that minority students are concentrated in high-poverty schools, and those schools are the schools that seem systematically to provide lower educational opportunities.

  2. Zev Wainberg:

    What makes this study unique is both the size of it and the fact that it focused pretty exclusively on minority patient populations in the United States, and this population is at higher risk of illnesses like diabetes, especially poorly controlled diabetes.

  3. President Nicos Anastasiades:

    Everyone - Greek and Turkish Cypriots - should understand that the solution sought must be the outcome of a dignified compromise ... and will not allow the imposition of the majority on the minority, or vice versa.

  4. Solomon Lartey:

    I had a letter from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tore it up, it was the craziest thing ever. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ripped papers into tiny pieces.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    With bipartisan cooperation, the Senate can send a bill to the House quickly so that they can take action as well, the situation for furloughed employees isnt getting any brighter and the crisis at the border isnt improved by show votes. But the Presidents plan is a path toward addressing both issues quickly. The Senate bill also provides $ 12.7 billion in supplemental disaster relief for victims of last years hurricanes in the southeastern U.S. and wildfires in California, among other events. The Senate bill also provides funding for nine of the 15 Cabinet-level departments includingAgriculture, Homeland Security, State, Transportation, Interior and Justice that have not been funded since the partial shutdown began Dec. 22. E-VERIFY EMPLOYEES CAN RETURN TO WORK DESPITE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, DHS SAYS Both houses of Congress are scheduled to be back in session Tuesday, but senators who will be given 24 hours notice ahead of any vote have yet to be recalled to Washington.House Democrats, for theirpart, plan to push ahead with votes on their own legislation to re-open the government and add $ 1 billion for border security including 75 more immigration judges and infrastructure improvements but no funding for the wall. The office of Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., reiterated Monday that Democrats were unwilling to negotiate any border security funding until Trump re-opens the government.

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