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Minority

Meanings and phrases

minority

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  2. being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
  3. any age prior to the legal age; nonage

ethnic minority

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a group that has different national or cultural traditions from the majority of the population
E.g.
  • He hailed from the Bantu ethnic minority community.
  • The Roma are Hungary's largest ethnic minority.
  • Greeks are also a recognised ethnic minority in Hungary.

minority leader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. leader of the minority party in a legislature
E.g.
  • The Democratic minority leader is Steve Kouplen of Beggs.
  • He served four terms there, the last two as minority leader.
  • She was the minority leader in the California State Assembly.

minority government

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E.g.
  • There was a minority government at the time.
  • The result was a Cumann na nGaedheal minority government.
  • Currently, the Socialist Party holds a minority government.

minority groups

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E.g.
  • There are also small numbers of other minority groups.
  • This has been the third time the university hosted the minority groups.
  • There are many social, economic, environmental disadvantages of minority groups.

small minority

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E.g.
  • NSBM artists are a small minority within the genre.
  • Native Americans are a very small minority in Queens.
  • Before then, a small minority of boys attended school.

minority group

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E.g.
  • The minority group Ahmadiyya is also present.
  • 75% of pupils were of the Pakistani ethnic minority group.
  • The largest ethnic minority group are Asian Scottish/British at 0.8%.

minority stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Since 2016, PICC also owned a minority stake in .
  • Commerzbank sold a minority stake in the company.
  • Craig continued to hold a minority stake.

minority languages

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E.g.
  • A number of non-official minority languages are spoken as well.
  • The law does not interfere with private use of minority languages.
  • There are a dozen other minority languages spoken natively in the country.

minority students

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E.g.
  • The gender gap in graduation rates is particularly large for minority students.
  • James has been an advocate for women and minority students throughout her career.
  • Contracts were more restrictive in districts with high concentrations of poor and minority students.

minority rights

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E.g.
  • It has also been active on the subject of media freedoms and minority rights.
  • Some persistent issues under the region's administration concern ethnic minority rights.
  • The Bill of Rights was more respected, and minority rights were becoming more commonly championed.

other minority

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E.g.
  • There are also small numbers of other minority groups.
  • There are a dozen other minority languages spoken natively in the country.
  • (In fact, it also exists in a few other minority Semitic languages, e.g., Mehri.)

minority communities

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E.g.
  • Ethnic minority communities have been in Belfast since the 1930s.
  • YJC has been a part of movement to challenge the impact of gang injunctions on young people in minority communities.
  • In support of this, Halimah has argued that the interests of minority communities are protected so long as other minority MPs are present.

significant minority

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E.g.
  • In addition, there was a significant minority of Coptic Christians.
  • Protestants form a significant minority in some parts of the country.
  • Most Sinhalese are Buddhist while a significant minority is Catholic.

minority language

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E.g.
  • The discussions around Bajjika's status as a minority language emerged in the 1950s.
  • French, although still official for some purposes (see "Jersey Legal French"), is a minority language.
  • He also said that the Hungarian minority language law is "nice to hear, but full of unrealised law norms".

minority ethnic

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E.g.
  • Many other languages are used by New Zealand's minority ethnic communities.
  • One of the biggest minority ethnic groups are the Fula at around 3.4% of the population.
  • The largest minority ethnic groups are the BaKalanga, and San or AbaThwa, also known as Basarwa.

during the minority

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E.g.
  • He left Goursolas in charge as Major during the minority of his son.
  • Fulk awarded custody of Nantes Aimery during the minority of small Comte Judicaël.
  • He left Médéric Rools de Gourselas in charge as Major during the minority of his son.

only a minority

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E.g.
  • This affected only a minority of islanders.
  • As they were popular plunderables, the provenance of only a minority is known.
  • Combat can be either distant or close, with only a minority of troop types being able to conduct the former.

white minority

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E.g.
  • A small white minority of French with other European (i.e.
  • Indeed, none of these reforms lessened the power of the white minority.
  • From unification in 1910, the state had been run by the white minority and pursued segregation.

minority owner

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E.g.
  • On December 17, 2009, he became a minority owner of the Atlanta Falcons.
  • McCann is a minority owner of the New York Mets, holding a 4% stake in the baseball team.
  • Baosteel Group was a minority owner of Metallurgical Corporation of China Limited for 0.65% (as at 30 June 2010).

minority shareholders

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E.g.
  • In 1956, Wilson and other minority shareholders sold the Indians to William R. Daley.
  • All the directors were also large shareholders and there were several non-directorial minority shareholders.
  • According to Rosneft's CEO Igor Sechin, no discussion had been held on a buyout of minority shareholders in TNK-BP Holding.

minority population

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E.g.
  • In Biovizhdë there is a significant Aromanian minority population.
  • In 2017, 9% of the student body was "from the American minority population".
  • Meyhane always remembered their owners which they called "barba" and usually were from minority population.

minority party

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E.g.
  • As of 2012, a Hungarian minority party spent 10 out of 19 years in government.
  • Since 1993 a Hungarian minority party has always been a member of the parliament.
  • At the last elections the Greek minority party received 4.1% of the vote and two seats in parliament.

national minority

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E.g.
  • In Bosnia and Herzegovina exists more than 100 national minority CSOs.
  • The first direct elections for Serbia's national minority councils were held in 2010.
  • After the Rendszerváltás, Ritter actively participated in the emerging national minority self-government.

largest minority

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E.g.
  • Hispanics and Latinos are the largest minority group in Fargo–Moorhead.
  • 98.2% of them were of Slovak ethnicity; the largest minority was Czech.
  • UNDO pursued a dual policy with respect to Poland's next largest minority, the Jews.

formed a minority

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E.g.
  • Hereu formed a minority government with ICV after the May 2007 elections.
  • The Australian Labor Party, led by John Curtin, formed a minority government.
  • The party formed a minority government with the support of the right-wing parties.

minority shareholder

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E.g.
  • Fellow listed company is a minority shareholder as of 2018.
  • In the latter, Kononenko is a minority shareholder (owner of a 14.92% stake).
  • He was also a minority shareholder in both the San Francisco 49ers and Giants.

religious minority

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E.g.
  • He is from the Durzi religious minority in Syria.
  • The same century also saw the Copts become a religious minority.
  • Bahá’ís are a "non-recognized" religious minority without any legal existence.

minority interest

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E.g.
  • Haslam bought a minority interest in the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2008.
  • Heftel set up shop in Miami with local stations WAQI and WRTO, taking a minority interest.
  • Jardine Matheson took a minority interest in Gammon in 1969 and it became a public company in 1970.

minority populations

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E.g.
  • An exchange of minority populations between the two countries was proposed.
  • Green space access is related to health inequality for minority populations.
  • The medical students then became interested in reaching out to underserved minority populations.

large minority

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E.g.
  • European American students make up a large minority.
  • A large minority of the population is Roman Catholic.
  • In 2015 a large minority (159 or 20.7% of the population) was born in Italy.

form a minority

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E.g.
  • The Liberal Party and New Democratic Party reached an accord to form a minority coalition government.
  • Premier Robert Atkinson Davis with the support of Joseph Royal was able to form a minority government.
  • Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon then invited the NDP to form a minority government with Green support.
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