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Etymology

min little + or one who + it go + y no etymology.

Noun

Singular
minority

Plural
minorities

minority (minorities)
  1. Any subgroup that does not form a numerical majority.
    Most people agreed, but a sizable minority were upset by the decision.
  2. A member of an ethnic minority.
    The company claims it has hired several minorities since the complaint was lodged.

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