меньшинство

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

меньше ‎(menʹše) +‎ -ство ‎(-stvo), calque of French minorité.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

меньшинство́ ‎(menʹšinstvón inan ‎(genitive меньшинства́, nominative plural меньшинства́)

  1. minority (subgroup that does not form a numerical majority)

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