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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] minor

Pronunciation

Homophones

Adjective

minor

  1. of little significance or importance.
  2. (music): Of a musical scale in which some notes are sounded flat.

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Translations

Noun

minor

  1. A person who is below the legal age of responsibility or accountability.
  2. A subject area of secondary concentration of a student at a college or university, or the student who has chosen such a secondary concentration.
    • I had so many credit hours of English, it became my minor.
    • I became an English minor.

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to minor

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to minor (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To choose or have an area of secondary concentration as a student in a college or university.
    • I had so many credit hours of English, I decided to minor in it.

Latin

Adjective

minor comparative, m./f. sing., third declension (positive: parvus, superlative: minimus)

  1. comparative of parvus; lesser, inferior, smaller.

Antonyms

Verb

present active minor, present infinitive minārī, perfect active minātus sum. (deponent)
  1. I protrude

Inflection

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