minor

Latin, meaning: smaller, less, slighter.
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Minor

A type of key, chord or scale. Minor keys or scales are generally thought of as sadder than major keys, although the mood of a song also depends on many other elements, such as lyrics, rhythm and singing style. Examples of songs in a minor key include 'Billie Jean' by Michael Jackson and 'Money, Money, Money' by Abba.
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minor

[adj] - (theology) warranting only temporal punishment 2. [adj] - of lesser seriousness or danger 3. [adj] - of lesser importance or stature or rank 4. [adj] - of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization 5. [adj] - (music) of a scale or mode 6. [adj] - (law) not of legal age 7. [adj] - lesser i
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Minor

a person under 18 years of age.
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Minor

chord with A minor third between The root and The third. scale with minor and perfect intervals
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minor

Legal term for those under the age of majority, which varies from country to country but is usually between 18 and 21. In the USA (from 1971 for voting, and in some states for nearly all other...
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Minor

Minor: A minor is someone who is not yet an adult and, in a larger sense, it is something that is less than something else. For example, the teres minor muscle is smaller than the teres major muscle. In anatomy, wherever there is a minor, there is also a major. Minor also enters into the idea of a 'locus minoris resistentiae', Latin meaning a place
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Minor

Someone below 18 years of age and unable to sue or be sued without representation, other than for wages. A minor sues by a next friend and defends by a guardian
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Minor

In England, a person under the age of 18. In Scotland, a person under 16.
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Minor

Mi'nor (mī'nẽr) adjective [ Latin , a comparative with no positive; akin to Anglo-Saxon min small, German minder less, Old High German minniro , adjective , min , adverb , Icelandic minni , adjective , minnr , adverb , Goth. minniza , adj
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Minor

Mi'nor noun 1. A person of either sex who has not attained the age at which full civil rights are accorded; an infant; in England and the United States, one under twenty-one years of age. » In hereditary monarchies, the minority of a sovereign ends at an earlier age than of a subject. The m
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minor

1. Inferior in bulk, degree, importance, etc.; less; smaller; of little account; as, minor divisions of a body. ... 2. Less by a semitone in interval or difference of pitch; as, a minor third. ... <medicine> Asia Minor The form of the minor scale is various. The strictly correct form has the third and sixth minor, with a semitone between the
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minor

modest adjective limited in size or scope; `a small business`; `a newspaper with a modest circulation`; `small-scale plans`; `a pocket-size country`
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minor

adjective warranting only temporal punishment; `venial sin`
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minor

underage adjective not of legal age; `minor children`
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Minor

• (n.) A person of either sex who has not attained the age at which full civil rights are accorded; an infant; in England and the United States, one under twenty-one years of age. • (a.) Less by a semitone in interval or difference of pitch; as, a minor third. • (a.) Inferior in bulk, degree, importance, etc.; less; smaller; of littl
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minor

person below the legal age of majority or adulthood. The age of majority varies in different countries, and even in different jurisdictions within a ... [3 related articles]
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Minor

A secondary area of concentration.
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Minor

A child who is not old enough to have the legal capacity to govern his or her own affairs. Depending upon the specific state and the specific laws being applied, a minor is usually either under 21 years old or 18 years old.
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Minor

(n) A minor is the person who has not attained the age fixed for entering in to a legal contract or for making himself legally liable for his actions. The age of majority is generally accepted as 18 years except for certain specific instances like marriage, consumption of alcohol etc
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minor

n. someone under legal age, which is generally 18, except for certain purposes such as drink-ing alcoholic beverages.
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minor

Type: Term Pronunciation: mī′nŏr Definitions: 1. Smaller; lesser; denoting the smaller of two similar structures.
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minor

Legal term for those under the age of majority, which varies from country to country but is usually between 18 and 21. In the USA (from 1971 for voting, and in some states for nearly all other purposes) and certain European countries (in Britain since 1970) the age of majority is 18. Most civic and legal rights and duties only accrue at the age of
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Minor

One of the two modes of the tonal system. The minor mode can be identified by the dark, melancholic mood.
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Minor

A grade for players under 18; also, a player who qualifies to play in the minor grade.
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