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An example use of minority in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… criminal defense it is a minority aspect …”
A minority is a part of a population that is smaller than the majority.
the word minority occurs in english on average 16 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.