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mi·nor-league

(mī′nər-lēg′)
adj.
1. Sports Relating or belonging to a minor league.
2. Of subordinate position or importance: a minor-league politician.
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minor-league

adjective
Below another in standing or importance:
Informal: smalltime.
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minor-league

[maɪnəʳˈliːg] CPD minor-league baseball N (US) → béisbol m de liga menor
minor-league criminals NPLcriminales mpl de segundo orden, criminales mpl de segunda
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