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Definition of minor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    minor

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈmaɪnər//
     
     
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  1. 1(law) a person who is under the age at which you legally become an adult and are responsible for your actions It is an offense to serve alcohol to minors. He was jailed for having sex with a minor.
  2. 2 a subject that some people study at college in addition to their major
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: minor