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Minor

Definition

[n] a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty); "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
[adj] limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"
[adj] inferior in number or size or amount; "a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor"
[adj] lesser in scope or effect; "had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance"
[adj] (law) not of legal age; "minor children"
[adj] (music) of a scale or mode; "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor"
[adj] of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
[adj] 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"
[adj] of lesser seriousness or danger; "suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance"
[adj] (theology) warranting only temporal punishment; "venial sin"

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Antonyms

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