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ethnic minority

n
(Sociology) an immigrant or racial group regarded by those claiming to speak for the cultural majority as distinct and unassimilated
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ethnic minority

An ethnic group that is not the dominant one in a particular society, such as an immigrant population.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ethnic minority - a group that has different national or cultural traditions from the majority of the population
ethnic group, ethnos - people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
Arab-Berbers, Berbers - an ethnic minority descended from Berbers and Arabs and living in northern Africa
Dagestani - an ethnic minority living on the Caspian Sea in southwestern Russia and Azerbaijan
Maori - an ethnic minority of Polynesian and Melanesian descent who speak Maori and live in New Zealand
Mayas - an ethnic minority speaking Mayan languages and living in Yucatan and adjacent areas
Pashtun, Pathan - an ethnic minority speaking Pashto and living in northwestern Pakistan and southeastern Afghanistan
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There were just 1,242 police officers and police community support officers (PCSOs) who were black, Asian, or from another ethnic minority at the end of March 2018, according to a new police workforce survey.
Back in 2007 - when comparable records begin - one in 11 officers and PCSOs in West Midlands was from an ethnic minority.
OFFICERS from black, Asian and other ethnic minority backgrounds are under-represented in West Yorkshire, new figures reveal.
The weekend event at City Hall, now in its 10th year and organised by the Ethnic Minority Welsh Women Achievement Association, is a remarkable, wonderful reminder of just how important the above sentiments are.
About four per cent of Scotland's population is from an ethnic minority but just 1.8 per cent work in the civil service and one per cent in the police.
A major driving force of the anti-government activity has been ethnic minority groups, in particular the Kurds, Azerbaijanis, Ahvaz Arabs, and Baluch.
Speakers at a roundtable discussion on Thursday underscored the need for ensuring security of the people belonging to different ethnic minority groups during the upcoming 11th parliamentary elections, reports BSS.
NEARLY one in every four full-time university students was from an ethnic minority in 2016/17 - the highest figure on record.
Queen Mary University of London, on the other hand, saw more than half of its student population of Oxford there are not black students study there (58.3%) come from an ethnic minority that year.
Queen Mary University of London, on the other hand, saw more than half of its student population of Oxford are not students (58.3%) come from an ethnic minority that year.
London: Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives will lose next year's election because they have neglected ethnic minority voters, Britain's first Muslim cabinet minister, who last week resigned over the government's Gaza policy, warned on Sunday.

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