ethnic minorities

Definition of ethnic minorities

  1. :  people who belong to an ethnic group that is a relatively small part of a population

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to large groups of people classed according to common racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic, or cultural origin or background

    :  being a member of a specified ethnic group

    :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a minority ethnic group

  1. :  a member of an ethnic group

    :  a member of a minority group who retains the customs, language, or social views of the group

minorityplay minorities
  1. :  the period before attainment of majority (see majority 2)

    :  the state of being a legal minor

    :  the smaller in number of two groups constituting a whole

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