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noun as in an outnumbered group

noun as in youth

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Example Sentences

His New Deal Coalition brought together Southerners, Northern ethnic minorities, and urban blacks under the same banner.

Public unions have also created conflict with racial minorities, another core Democratic Party constituency.

The Pew poll also found most African Americans expect relations between police and minorities will actually get worse.

Sadly, laws throughout the Middle East—from North Africa to the Gulf—limit the rights of religious minorities and non-believers.

Even worse, Asian Americans are overlooked entirely when some advocates or politicians speak about minorities.

From questions of this class, spring all our constitutional controversies, and we divide upon them into majorities and minorities.

The third by making the charter and acts of the Assembly the sources of law, secures the rights of minorities.

You have to see what in 1867 were the rights of the respective minorities in Ontario and Quebec.

It implies, of course, a profound belief in the wisdom of majorities and the error of minorities.

Constitutions are adopted to safeguard the rights of all men and to protect minorities from majorities.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to minorities, such as: opposition, splinter group, less than half, the few, the outnumbered, and the outvoted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.