Minority

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Definition

a minority: a smaller group, a lesser part
noun

Examples

  • "And somewhere over there in the corner is Horatio Oléré, master perfumer and minority shareholder."
  • "San Francisco has historically been a city tolerant of minority groups."
  • "Even in France, where a minority of workers are unionized, unions are still able to make their presence felt with highly publicized transportation strikes."
  • "The usual group will be present: Mr. Quincy, Mr. Oléré, and investment banker Lyle Bumblefund, an outside director who represents the interests of Delavigne's minority shareholders."

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