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mahy naw ruh tee

  • n  a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  • n  being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
    when the vote was taken they were in the minority
    he held a minority position
  • n  any age prior to the legal age

  • A federal appeals court has concluded that a college can't reserve scholarships for African Americans -- a decision that could cause havoc with similar minority programs nationwide.
  • Denmark's minority government could fall this week when the legislature votes on a controversial proposal to slash welfare benefits.
  • His defenders contend that minority activists would be suspicious of Reagan anyway because of his conservative philosophy and because they can use hostility toward him as a .
News & Articles

  • House minority leader thinks he’ll be speaker some day
    by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Republican House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt sat on the farmhouse porch with a smiling … The post House minority leader thinks he’ll be speaker some day appeared first on Press and News .
    June 17, 2013 - Dayton Press & News
  • Development agency fills minority-business post
    Jacqueline Williams has been named chief of the Minority Business Division of the Ohio Development Services Agency. Williams comes from the Liquor Control Commission of Ohio, where she was executive director. Previously, she was executive director of the Ohio Tuition Trust Authority, the Development Services Agency said.
    June 17, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch
  • Minority populations growing rapidly in Lafayette
    Minority populations, especially Hispanics and Asians, continue to grow rapidly in Lafayette Parish as well as across the nation.
    June 13, 2013 - The Lafayette Daily Advertiser

  • Stephen Harper in West Island Chronicle
    Voters can't vote for a minority or a majority,Harper said at the Governor General's residence, where he asked Michaelle Jean to dissolve Canada's 39th Parliament. "They can't vote 60 per cent for one party and 14 per cent for another....
  • Gordon Brown in International Herald Tribune
    We do not want the responsible, sensible majority of moderate drinkers to have to pay more, or suffer, as a result of the excesses of a small minority,Brown said.
  • Gaston Caperton in Baltimore Sun
    Our outreach into minority, low-income and other underserved student groups is yielding tremendous results,Caperton added.

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