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Definition of MINOR
Pronunciation : MINOR

noun : MINOR

Source:WordNet 3.1

verb : MINOR

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) have as one's secondary field of study; "in collee she minored in mathematics" ;

Adjective : MINOR

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of lesser importance or stature or rank; "a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads" ;

  • 2. (

    ) lesser in scope or effect; "had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance" ;

  • 3. (

    ) inferior in number or size or amount; "a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (of a scale or mode) having half steps between the second and third degrees, and (usually) the fifth and sixth degrees, and the seventh and eighth degrees; "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor" ;

  • 6. (

    ) of lesser seriousness or danger; "suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance" ;

  • 7. (

    ) of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization ;

  • 8. (

    ) of the younger of two boys with the same family name; "Jones minor" ;


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