ethnic minorities

Definition of ethnic minorities

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : being a member of a specified ethnic group

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

  1. : a member of an ethnic group

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

  2. : the state of being a legal minor

  3. : the smaller in number of two groups constituting a whole


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