The smaller number; -- opposed to majority; as, the minority must be ruled by the majority.
Those members of a legislature that belong to the political party which is in the minority in that institution; as, the bill will pass even if the minority are strongly opposed.
The minority in the Legislature is the major political party out of power. Democrats are in the minority in the Iowa House and Senate, thus they are led by the minority leader of each unit. It has nothing to do with race.
Term used to describe a group that represents a relatively smaller percentage of the overall population of a nation/state/ continent etc.
In accordance with the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, an individual from one of the following ethnic heritages: American Indian/Alaskan Native; Asian/Pacific Islander; Black, not Hispanic; Hispanic.
the smaller in number of two groups or a part of a population differing (in race) from the majority; South
a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
a category of people who lack power, privilege, and prestige in social, political or economic spheres
a group of individuals distinct from others due to race, origin, color
a group of people in respect of which citizenship and nationality are two different things
a group that is severly less prevelant then other groups
an individual who is a member of a racial, ethnic, or gender group underrepresented in the appraisal profession
a person(s) who is American Indian, Asian, Black, Hispanic, has origins in the Iberian Peninsula, a woman, or an individual with a disability according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Opposite party of the Majority party.
Official meaning: A lesser number compared to the "majority" as in votes, years of age, or a certain aggregate of subgroups in the population. Implied meaning: Lesser status, power, and influence, as can be seen from synonyms of the word "majority," such as "dominant."
A racial, religious, ethnic, or political group smaller than and differing from the majority or controlling group in a community, nation, etc.
In cultural terms, any relatively small and/or powerless group of people who differ from the majority, or dominant, culture in ethnicity, religion, language, political persuasion, and so on. Minority politics are linked to movements by groups to gain certain political, economic, or social rights that they have been denied because of their minority status. In cultural studies, minority culture may also refer to highbrow (serious, intellectual) culture, as opposed to lowbrow (mass) culture.
A group of potential Participants who can be identified, for example by their racial features, and who are not the most common group in a community.
a person who is a member of an ethnic group that is small in proportion to other groups.
a relatively small group of people differing from others in the society of which they are a part in race, religion, language, political persuasion, etc.
those people who are protected by State and Federal law as a member of the following groups: Black, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander, and American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The smaller group
as used in this report, refers to all races other than white and to whites of Spanish origin.
an ethnic, racial, religious, or other group having a distinctive presence within a society.
Racial groups that include Black, Hispanic, Asian American, American Indian and Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander and any mix of these racial groups.
As defined in the Civil Rights Act of 1968 as part of the Fair Housing Laws "'minority' means any group, or any member of a group, that can be identified either: (1) by race, color, religion, sex, disability, or national origin; or (2) by any other characteristic (such as familial status) on the basis of which discrimination is prohibited by a federal, state, or local fair housing law
Minority refers in general, mathematical terms, to any subgroup that does not form a numerical majority.
The concept of "becoming-minor" and Minority was created by Gilles Deleuze and FÃ©lix Guattari in A Thousand Plateaus (1980). Basically, Deleuze defined majority as a concept based on domination, refusing a numerical conception of majority. He thus argued that the concept of "dominant minority" is a pure oxymoron: to his eyes, a so-called "dominant minority" can only be said to be an effective majority.