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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Less in size or importance. Also: Not yet an adult.

Usage examples (37)
  • There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity.
  • A minor share of the profits
  • Had minor differences
  • minor children for more
Tutoring comment
  • Union rules forbade a "minor" (a person under legal age) to do the work of a "miner" (a person who works in a mine).
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