In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(smaller number)minoría feminine(group/vote) minoritarioto be in a/the minority — estar en minoría
- to govern with a minority — gobernar en minoría
- you're in a minority of one — formas parte de una minoría de uno
- ethnic/religious minority — minoría étnica/religiosa
- a minority of students share that view — los estudiantes que comparten ese punto de vista son una minoría
- minority holding / interest — participación minoritaria
- minority sport — deporte de minorías
- The group is regarded as a fundamentalist organisation representing the views of the minority of Muslims.
- How do we detect the minority of patients who really would be frightened?
- There would be only a tiny minority of Australians who would not support tough action being taken against terrorists.
- The balance of voting in the Council of Ministers had, up to this point, meant that a 'blocking minority' of 23 votes was required.
- Focusing on a minority of more profitable brands that are believed to have the greatest growth potential will actually help retailers.
- This means that a minority of just 26 votes can block a decision.
- Nevertheless, even though it may only be a small minority of young people who are going off the rails, the report reveals much that is worrying.
- Throughout this period, there had always been a minority of rebels who challenged the rule of the clock.
- There would appear to be a whole range of compatibility issues with small programs that a minority of users have on their computer.
- Operative repair is necessary for the minority of cases that don't respond to splinting.
- And for the minority of people who can't, having restricted licensing hours is highly unlikely to deter them.
- Perhaps because it got it from the founder of the state of Bulgaria, it is one of a minority of Sofia streets never to have been renamed.
- There is overwhelming evidence that the Holocaust was real, yet a minority of ideologically driven historians still deny it.
- Today, only a minority of islands bother with cutting peats.
- The A-level of old had a specific function: to test the minority of young people who would go on to higher education.
- It is only in a minority of cases that the problem is stress-related.
- It is an option only suited to a minority of tourists - independent travellers, prepared to rough it and able to speak Spanish.
- He claimed those allegedly involved represented a very small minority of the district's Asian community.
- The minority of settlers that chose to defy the ultimatums knew that the government meant business.
- Only a minority of organizing campaigns use such tactics effectively, she says.
- These laws are aimed at the minority of annoying customers and not at the lovely ones.
- So it looks as if, for the foreseeable future, unfurnished properties will comprise a tiny minority of the private rented market.
(in US)oposición feminine
2Lawminoría de edad feminine
- The context was exceptional, for royal authority was weakened by the minority of Louis XIV.
- During the claimant's minority the initial limitation period would not run.
- Claims by children are not limited to those made during their minority; an adult child may seek an order.
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