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minor

2 noun
     
Related topics: College, Children
minor2 [countable]
1 lawSSC someone who is below the age at which they become legally responsible for their actions:
This film contains material unsuitable for minors.
2 American EnglishSEC the second main subject that you study at university for your degree [≠ major]:
I'm taking history as my minor.
3

the minors

x-ref the Minor Leagues

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