minor
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minor(
may
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nuhr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (small)
a. menor
The rain was just a minor setback.La lluvia no fue más que un contratiempo menor.
b. leve (injury, illness)
We were in an accident but we only got minor injuries.Tuvimos un accidente pero solo sufrimos heridas leves.
2. (music)
a. menor
Can you teach me to play D minor on my guitar?¿Me puedes enseñar a tocar re menor en la guitarra?
3. (sports)
a. menor
My son plays with the baseball minor league.Mi hijo juega con la liga menor de béisbol.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (legal)
a. el menor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la menor
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If he's a minor, his parents need to sign the consent form.Si es un menor, sus padres tienen que firmar el consentimiento.
5. (education)
a. la asignatura secundaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I majored in Linguistics. My minor was in Translation.Me especialicé en Lingüística y mi asignatura secundaria fue Traducción.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to study)
a. estudiar como asignatura secundaria
My best friend minored in Literature.Mi mejor amiga estudió literatura como asignatura secundaria.
minors
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (sports)
a. las ligas menores
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He plays in the minors for now.Juega en las ligas menores por ahora.
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minor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law)
a. el menor (de edad)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la menor (de edad)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (lesser)
a. menor
3. (unimportant; injury, illness)
a. leve
4. (role, problem)
a. menor
5. (detail, repair)
a. pequeño(a)
of minor importancede poca importancia
6. (music)
a.
minor keytono menor
7. (sport)
a.
minor leagueliga profesional estadounidense de béisomebodyol de menor importancia que la liga nacional
8. (fig)
a.
a minor league companyuna empresa de segunda
9. (medicine)
a.
minor operationoperación sencilla
minor roadscarreteras secundarias
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minor [ˈmaɪnəʳ]
adjective
1 (small, unimportant) [+problem] de poca importancia; [+adjustment, detail] menor; de poca importancia; [+change, damage, poet, work] menor; [+role] (in film, play) secundario; (in negotiations) de poca importancia; [+road] secundario
he played a minor role in the film she played a minor role in the debate a minor [road]
of minor importance de poca importancia
2 (not serious) [+injury] leve; [+illness] poco grave; [+surgery, operation] de poca importancia
3 (Mús) [+chord] menor
in F minor en fa menor; in a minor key en clave menor
4 (Britain) (Educ)
Smith minor Smith el pequeño; Smith el menor
noun
1 (Jur) menor (m) (de edad)
2 (US) (Univ) asignatura (f) secundaria
intransitive verb
(US) (Univ)
to minor in sth estudiar algo como asignatura secundaria
modifier
minor league (n) (Baseball) liga (f) menor
minor offence (Britain)minor offense (US) (n) delito (m) de menor cuantía
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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