Definitions of "minority"
  1. The time period during which a person is legally not yet an adult
  2. The condition of being under the legal age of adulthood
  3. The smaller portion out of two groups that compose a total
  4. A faction within a legislative body that lacks the necessary votes for control
  5. A section of judges who, during an appeal, disagree with the ruling decided by the majority of judges
  6. A set of jurisdictions which follows a different or less popular approach towards a legal topic
How to use "minority" in a sentence
  1. Many laws protect the rights of the minority, especially in cases of unequal treatment.
  2. During the congressional debate, the minority's voice was not sufficient to influence the vote.
  3. Being a minor, he was still under a state of minority and therefore his parents were held responsible.

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