minority noun definition in Race topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

minority

 noun: Race topic
[countable] a small group within a community or country that is different because of race, religion, language, etc. the rights of ethnic/racial minorities minority languages a large German-speaking minority in the east of the country (North American English) The school is 95 per cent minority (= 95 per cent of children are not white Americans but from different groups). (North American English) minority neighborhoods (= where no or few white people live)

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