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Definition of minora

"minora" is probably misspelled. Trying minor instead Definition of minor

1. minor [ a ] of lesser importance or stature or rank
Examples: "a minor poet" "had a minor part in the play" "a minor official" "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen" "minor back roads"

Used in print:

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

The most effective political inventions seem to make maximum use of natural harbors and are aware that restraining breakwaters can play only a minor part in the whole scheme .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

The Istiqlal was still firmly united in 1957 , but the P.D.I. ( Parti_Democratique_de_l'Independance ) , the most important minor party at the time , objected to the Istiqlal 's predominance in the civil_service and influence in Radio_Maroc .

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

A politician was approached by a man seeking the office of a minor public official who had just died .

Synonyms minor Related Terms major insignificant secondary

2. minor [ a ] lesser in scope or effect
Examples: "had minor differences" "a minor disturbance"

Used in print:

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

Their flight was delayed , Dunn said , when a boarding ramp inflicted some minor damage to the wing of the plane .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

If the change , at_first_sight , seems minor , we may recall that it took the Italian painters about two hundred years to make an analogous change , and the Italian painters , by universal consent , were the most brilliant group of geniuses any art has seen .

Synonyms minor Related Terms major

3. minor [ a ] inferior in number or size or amount
Examples: "a minor share of the profits" "Ursa Minor"

Used in print:

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

As for states ' rights , they have never counted in the thinking of my liberal friends except as irritations of a minor and immoral nature which exist now only as anachronisms .

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

In_time , these minor manifestations will multiply and effloresce , riddling you with frambesia , the king's_evil , sheep_rot , and clonic spasm , until your very existence becomes a burden and you cry_out_for release .

Synonyms minor Related Terms major minority

4. minor [ n ] a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty)
Examples: "she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"

Used in print:

(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)

A minor is subject to tax on his own earnings even though his parent may , under local law , have the right to them and might actually have received the money .

A minor who has gross income of less_than $ 600 is entitled to a refund if income_tax was withheld from his wages .

Synonyms child kid youngster minor tike tyke tiddler nestling small_fry fry nipper shaver Related Terms juvenile urchin orphan kiddy changeling boy_wonder buster preschooler pickaninny schoolchild silly toddler foster_child waif imp foster-child bairn sprog peanut poster_child child's_body

5. minor [ a ] (law) not of legal age
Examples: "minor children"

Used in print:

(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)

A minor child is allowed a personal exemption of $ 600 on his own return regardless of how much money he may earn .

Synonyms minor underage nonaged Related Terms major law

6. minor [ a ] (music) of a scale or mode
Examples: "the minor keys" "in B flat minor"

Used in print:

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

For_example , to move ( as the score requires ) from the lowest F major register up_to a barely audible N minor in four seconds , not skipping , at_the_same_time , even one of the 407 fingerings , seems a feat too absurd to consider , and it is to the flautist 's credit that he remained silent throughout the passage .

Synonyms minor Related Terms major music

7. minor [ a ] (theology) warranting only temporal punishment
Examples: "venial sin"

Synonyms venial minor Related Terms theology pardonable

8. minor [ a ] of lesser seriousness or danger
Examples: "suffered only minor injuries" "some minor flooding" "a minor tropical disturbance"

Synonyms minor Related Terms major

9. Minor [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1014

Synonyms Minor

10. minor [ a ] (British) of the younger of two boys with the same family name
Examples: "Jones minor"

Synonyms minor Related Terms UK junior

11. minor [ a ] of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization

Synonyms minor Related Terms major

12. minor [ a ] limited in size or scope
Examples: "a small business" "a newspaper with a modest circulation" "small-scale plans" "a pocket-size country"

Synonyms small modest small-scale pocket-size pocket-sized minor Related Terms limited

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