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Minority may refer to:


  • Minority government, formed when a political party does not have a majority of overall seats in parliament
  • Minority leader, in American politics, the floor leader of the second largest caucus in a legislative body


  • Minor (law), legal category of people under the age of majority
    • Age of majority, the threshold of adulthood as recognized or declared in law
    • Legal age, age at which a person may legally engage in a certain activity
  • Minority group, a category of people differentiated from the social majority (e.g. ethnic minority)
  • Sexual minority, a group whose sexual identity, orientation or practices differ from the majority of society



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