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minor
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minor /'mainə/
  • tính từ
    • nhỏ (hơn), không quan trọng, thứ yếu
      • minor mistakes: những lỗi nhỏ
      • to play a minor part: đóng một vai thứ yếu, đóng một vai phụ
    • em, bé (dùng trong trường hợp có hai anh em học cùng trường)
      • Smith minor: Xmít bé
    • (âm nhạc) thứ
      • minor interval: quãng thứ
  • danh từ
    • người vị thành niên
    • (âm nhạc) điệu th
Concise Dictionary
minors'maɪnə(r)
noun
+a young person of either sex
adj.
+of lesser importance or stature or rank
+lesser in scope or effect
+inferior in number or size or amount
+of a scale or mode
+not of legal age
+of lesser seriousness or danger
+of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
+of the younger of two boys with the same family name
+warranting only temporal punishment
+limited in size or scope

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 lesser, smaller, secondary, subordinate, subsidiary:
The minor planets are bodies orbiting the sun in the asteroid belt
2 insignificant, obscure, inconsequential, unimportant, trifling, trivial, negligible, inconsiderable, slight, petty, paltry, small, Colloq small-time, one-horse, Brit two a penny, US minor-league, bush-league, penny-ante, two-bit, picayune:
It is a minor matter to me whether you stay or go. She is only a minor player in this game.
n.
3 child, youngster, youth, stripling, teenager, adolescent, schoolboy, schoolgirl, boy, girl, lad, laddie, lass, lassie, Law ward, infant:
At your age, you are still a minor in the eyes of the law.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun, verb
+ adjective
1 [usually before noun] not very large, important or serious: a minor road + minor injuries + to undergo minor surgery + youths imprisoned for minor offences + There may be some minor changes to the schedule. + Women played a relatively minor role in the organization.
Antonym: MAJOR
2 (music) based on a SCALE (= a series of eight notes) in which the third note is a SEMITONE/HALF-TONE higher than the second note: the key of C minor
Compare: MAJOR
+ noun
1 (law) a person who is under the age at which you legally become an adult and are responsible for your actions: It is an offence to serve alcohol to minors. + He was jailed for having sex with a minor.
2 (especially AmE) a subject that you study at university in addition to your MAJOR
verb
Phrasal Verbs: minor in sth (AmE) to study sth at college, but not as your main subject
Compare: MAJOR
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be, seem

ADV.

extremely, very
This is a very minor operation and there is very little risk involved.
| comparatively, fairly, quite, relatively
That's a relatively minor matter. We can leave it till later.
| apparently, seemingly


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