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Meaning of minor

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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" [ant: {major}]
      2: lesser in scope or effect; "had minor differences"; "a minor
         disturbance" [ant: {major}]
      3: inferior in number or size or amount; "a minor share of the
         profits"; "Ursa Minor" [ant: {major}]
      4: of a scale or mode; "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor" [ant:
      5: not of legal age; "minor children" [syn: {minor}, {nonaged},
         {underage}] [ant: {major}]
      6: of lesser seriousness or danger; "suffered only minor
         injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical
         disturbance" [ant: {major}]
      7: of your secondary field of academic concentration or
         specialization [ant: {major}]
      8: of the younger of two boys with the same family name; "Jones
      9: warranting only temporal punishment; "venial sin" [syn:
         {minor}, {venial}]
      10: limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper
          with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-
          size country" [syn: {minor}, {modest}, {small}, {small-
          scale}, {pocket-size}, {pocket-sized}]
      n 1: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for
           children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British
           term for youngster" [syn: {child}, {kid}, {youngster},
           {minor}, {shaver}, {nipper}, {small fry}, {tiddler},
           {tike}, {tyke}, {fry}, {nestling}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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