nonminority

noun
non·​mi·​nor·​i·​ty | \ ˌnän-mə-ˈnȯr-ə-tē How to pronounce nonminority (audio) , -mī-, -ˈnär- \
plural nonminorities

Definition of nonminority

: a person who is not a member of a social minority group The district was also required to close the achievement gap between minorities and nonminorities and hire more minority teachers.— Ashley A. Smith often used before another noun nonminority voters

First Known Use of nonminority

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonminority.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonminority. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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