in the minority

idiom

Definition of in the minority

: being of a number less than half the total Opponents of the new law appear to be in the minority.

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in the mistaken/erroneous belief that

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“In the minority.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20minority. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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