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minority

US [maɪˈnɔrəti]
UK [maɪˈnɒrəti]
  • n.少数民族;少数人;未成年;少数派
  • Web少数族裔;少数族群
Plural Form:minorities  
minority
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n.
1.
[singspv]
少数;少数派;少数人the smaller part of a group; less than half of the people or things in a large group
Only a small minority of students is/are interested in politics these days.
目前,只有极少数学生对政治感兴趣。
minority shareholders in the bank
银行的少数股东
2.
[c]
少数派;少数民族;少数群体a small group within a community or country that is different because of race, religion, language, etc.
the rights of ethnic/racial minorities
少数民族╱族裔的权利
minority languages
少数民族语言
a large German-speaking minority in the east of the country
在国家东部一个人口众多的讲德语的少数民族
The school is 95 per cent minority(= 95 per cent of children are not white Americans but from different groups) .
这所学校里 95% 的学生来自少数族裔。
minority neighborhoods(= where no or few white people live)
有色种族聚居区
3.
[u]
未成年the state of being under the age at which you are legally an adult

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