Translation of minor in Spanish:

minor

menor, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪnə//ˈmaɪnər/

adjective

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    (unimportant)
    (poet/achievement/work) menor
    (role) secundario
    (role) menor
    (road) (in UK) secundario
    (burns/operation) de poca importancia
    (burns/operation) de poca gravedad
    minor offense delito de menor cuantía masculine
    • Crime on the towpaths includes everything from minor thefts to serious assaults and even murder, but the amount of crime reported is relatively low.
    • Against this kind of background, the Northern Ireland situation is of much more minor importance.
    • Other than those minor details, this summer was going to be spent with large intervals of sleep and bumming around.
    • In addition, if China removes its missiles but does not destroy them, this would only be of minor military significance.
    • It was not easy to find people to mend your shoes, repair your broken zipper or anything else that might be of minor importance but that is necessary for daily life.
    • The school is extremely strict over these issues and many pupils frequently find themselves in serious trouble over minor breaches.
    • Several minor incidents of little significance are included.
    • Rehabilitation is, if society is not to nurture a permanent and growing criminal class, and turn those who have committed minor crimes into more serious offenders.
    • In that time 200 serious injuries and 1,000 minor injuries have been avoided.
    • Another, about 20 percent of patients, will develop minor depression.
    • Meetings with the police and the council ensure we have a drinks licence, which is of minor importance in these parts you understand.
    • People with high levels of stress are also more prone to develop colds and other minor illnesses.
    • A large number reported injuries while drinking, with most fairly minor but others more serious.
    • Graphics have been sharpened slightly, but the racing courses are the same, and with minor exceptions, so are the vehicles.
    • Officers have now recommended approval for the Bell Autoelectrics scheme after a number of minor design alterations were made to the proposed building.
    • The ombudsman's powers of investigation should make a clear distinction between complaints of a serious and minor nature, the HRC argues.
    • Other minor alterations also played an important role.
    • Otherwise, subject to some minor problems, the recipe should have worked.
    • The health plan will also see a radical overhaul of accident and emergency wards, which will include a separation of serious and minor cases.
    • Paramedics treated Mr Reid, who was taken to the Royal Bolton Hospital suffering nothing more serious than minor cuts and bruises.
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    Music
    menor
    B flat minor si bemol menor
    • C minor do menor
    • minor third tercera menor
    • minor seventh séptima menor
    • Studies have proven that this system is clearly advantageous during the early stages of learning to sing in minor keys.
    • Diminished intervals are created when a perfect or minor interval is made one half step smaller and the interval number is not changed.
    • If a major interval is made a half step smaller without changing its numerical name, it becomes a minor interval.
    • The touching ‘Don't Let Her Know She's An Angel’ combines Wilson's epic sentimentality with soft minor keys.
    • All three movements use fairly melodic material, all in minor keys.
    • The return of the minor mode of the first aria at the conclusion provides dramatic resolution to the work where the poet's deceived heart is inflected with irony.
    • The F minor has a Brahmsian intensity and characteristic polyrhythm in the Scherzo and finale.
    • Her debut as a soloist was at the age of 11, playing the famous Mendelssohn Concerto in E minor.
    • Since then there has been a Piano Concerto in C minor, theme music for any situation requiring a sufficiently heady mixture of passion and gloom.
    • The program includes two cello concertos and the Symphony in D minor by Cesar Franck.
    • Yet by bar 3, where the two basic scale-motifs are concatenated to form five notes of an A minor scale, the tonality is in doubt.
    • The resultant Concerto in B minor for cello and orchestra Op 104 was Dvorák's final large scale orchestral score.
    • The fingering chart provided on page 111 fails to identify the minor scale form being illustrated.
    • I think it's just that I like to compose in minor keys.
    • Some of that composer's most deeply felt works are in minor keys.
    • The Piano Trio in F minor is a gloriously sunny work that is comparable to similar works by Arensky and Tchaikovsky.
    • It began as the Andante religioso slow movement for an early String Quartet in E minor.
  • 3British dated

    Jones minor Jones el pequeño / el menor

noun

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    Law
    menor (de edad) feminine
    • When he died in 1873, his children were still minors, so his property was administered by the Court of Wards.
    • These same children can, however, suffer the death penalty, the United States being the only industrialized nation that sentences minors to death.
    • The discussion centered around the issue of how easy it was for teenagers to obtain cigarettes even though it is illegal to sell cigarettes to minors.
    • These aren't adult private citizens; they are minors who are being educated in government-run schools.
    • The laws vary from state to state, but in almost every state it's not legal for minors to buy cigarettes.
    • In the case of a spouse with children, whether minors or adults, the surviving spouse has a legal entitlement to one-third of the deceased's estate.
    • Under it, women are treated as legal minors and denied legal autonomy to conclude their own marriage contracts.
    • A child is a minor until the age of legal majority, which is the twelfth birthday for a girl and the thirteenth for a boy.
    • It may be now legal for minors to donate to campaigns, but I believe there is a requirement that the donors' names over a minimum amount be reported, is there not?
    • The casinos would be subject to strict regulation and would be required to block minors and compulsive gamblers.
    • The committee was concerned about removing existing legal protections for minors if they enter into a de facto relationship.
    • Young people are especially vulnerable to psychiatric abuse and involuntary incarceration because as minors their legal rights are limited.
    • In the past, only specially qualified judges conducted legal proceedings against minors.
    • In this document property was transferred to the wife of the deceased, and a guardian was named for children who were minors.
    • The report informs that many of these women caught in the raid were girls, minors.
    • Yet, four centuries on, we are told that smoking among minors, especially young girls, is on the increase.
    • Anytime a minor opens a bank account, a parent is legally responsible for it.
    • The legal validity of any minor's marriage continues to be wholly beyond its scope.
    • In fact, studies show that minors can fairly routinely purchase alcohol from traditional bricks-and-mortar sellers.
    • I happen to have four children that are minors, in that age frame.
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    University
    (in US)
    asignatura secundaria feminine
    • He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in fisheries management with a minor in Native American studies at the University of Idaho.
    • The theme school concept could easily develop into a collegiate minor.
    • The course is not required for any academic major or minor.
    • Currently, only minors are offered in Education.
    • While at Drake, she did, however, get serious about completing her bachelor's degree and added a business minor.
    • Nor does this word occur in the discussion of requirements and electives for the undergraduate major or minor.
    • I did well in Art History, my minor; I had teachers and courses that rewarded passionate essays full of doubleplus bellyfeel.
    • I have a bachelor's degree in education with an art minor from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
    • Elective courses in the minor must be approved by the student's academic advisor and the Undergraduate Coordinator of the minor.
    • My political science minor might have come from a third-tier land grant university but I'm not even that dumb.
    • He started college with the intent of majoring in soil science, with minors in horticulture and arboriculture.
    • Many students also successfully complete a minor in African American studies.
    • This minor is designed for students majoring in another natural science who also may teach chemistry in secondary schools.
    • Another related area is what courses should be required for the minor.
    • Hopefully the test wouldn't be too hard, but it was an advanced literature class for my minor, so I had no idea what to expect.
    • The undergraduate program in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity has more than 90 student majors and minors.
    • He chose a philosophy minor, and several courses in classics as electives.
    • She graduated from Princeton University with a major in biology and minors in Latin American studies and science/human affairs.
    • Hammond holds a BSEE in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics from Bradley University.
    • In 1993 she graduated with a major in social science and minors in women's studies and business administration.
  • 3minors plural
    informal

    Sport
    (in US)
    the minors las ligas menores
    • A first baseman in the minors, Sexson progressed quickly through the Indians' minor league system.
    • And after just over a year in the minors, he made his major league debut on June 25, 1983.
    • He has yet to display the running game he developed in the minors, and his power is sporadic.
    • He's a rookie, spent a year in the minors after pitching for Stanford.
    • It wasn't long ago that the Giants had the best Major League ready pitching prospect depth in the minors.
    • You'll never find perfect baseball in the minors, but stories from Miguel Cabrera to Bucky Jacobsen are enough for me.
    • After his rookie campaign, Wise spent the following year in the minors, before returning to the big leagues for good in 1966.
    • He mostly was a second baseman in the minors but has become solid at shortstop and third base.
    • If Patterson needs a full year in the minors, the Cubs have Damon Buford as an insurance policy.
    • He was able to get used to the pressure as a closer in college and the minors instead of training for the job as a starter.
    • A slump ensued, however, necessitating a return trip to the minors in June before another call-up during which he truly established himself as a probable big league standout.
    • Can you tell me the hitter and pitcher who played the longest in the minors without ever appearing in a major league game?
    • He believes any of the three could pitch in the majors this season, although he'd prefer they spend a full season in the minors.
    • There aren't many teams with more pitching depth in the minors, but this bullpen is terrible.
    • Young played short in the minors, but his major league experience at the position before this season consisted of 42 innings.
    • From 1988 through 1991, Schilling had split time between the minors and the major leagues in each of those seasons.
    • He started in the minors in 2001 before making his way back to the majors, finishing last season with a 5-3 record and 3.16 ERA.
    • Bragan's managerial ingenuity in confronting umpires was almost unlimited, both in the major leagues and the minors.
    • In addition to 3,771 major league hits, Aaron accumulated 324 in the minors for a pro total of 4,095.
    • He's the top power-hitting first baseman in the minors and the only legitimate 50-home-run threat on this list.

intransitive verb

University

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    (in US)
    to minor in sth estudiar algo como asignatura secundaria
    • I went to college with the idea of majoring in art and minoring in English.
    • Pondexter is majoring in African studies and minoring in sociology.
    • I'm majoring in architecture, and I'm minoring in Latin American studies.
    • It is also problematic when administrators delay approval for degree programs in ethnic studies even when a solid faculty is in place and many students indicate interest in majoring or minoring in the field.
    • I too, am Native American of the Cherokee tribe and I minored in Native American studies in college.
    • ‘It was just something that was very personal to me,’ says Johnson, who's double-majoring in pre-med and history and minoring in Jewish studies.
    • I ended up attending Western Illinois University, majoring in Music Education and minoring in English Literature
    • Alice went to the Santa Fe State University and majored in communication and minored in Spanish.
    • Garett R. Nadrich is a graduate of Adelphi University, where he majored in Communications and minored in African-American History.
    • For Alisa Lewis, a junior from East St. Louis, Ill., who is majoring in architectural engineering and minoring in math, the HAWK Link students and staff have become like extended family.
    • I did not have to major or minor in Black studies to learn about my history.
    • Because of her interest in nature, including her love of plant life, she majored in plant genetics and minored in fine art at the University of California in Berkeley.
    • Dr. Lisle graduated summa cum laude from Ohio Wesleyan University where he double-majored in physics and astronomy, and minored in mathematics.
    • As a young brother, I majored in biology and minored in religious studies at St. Mary's College, Moraga, California.
    • I was going to major in psychology and minor in women's studies.
    • Mrs. Gallagher asked who minored in literature at college.
    • Students who minor in education may qualify as certified teachers.
    • She attended Southern University in Louisiana and graduated with a BA, majoring in English and minoring in social studies.
    • I majored in Political Science and minored in Journalism and left college before getting a degree in either.
    • Koehler has provided outstanding leadership in presenting graduate courses to students majoring and minoring in statistics.