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minor in something

to study a secondary subject in college. (Compare this with major in something.) I minored in math in college. I decided to minor in history.

minor in

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To complete a long-term course of study in some subject that is one's secondary focus: My main course of study is biology, and I'm minoring in philosophy.
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This element is represented by the act committed by the crime, and it means seizing the need or weakness of the minor to exploit their funds in unjust way.
Rest breaks for minors must be 15 minutes paid time and minors must be compensated for at least half their regularly scheduled shift or an hour's wages, whichever is greater, when a minor reports for work and is sent home for lack of work.
The price for an adult ticket is $8 or less at more than 80% of Minor League Baseball's stadiums.
4,7,8) Demographic characteristics of patients with major and minor salivary gland PLGAs are similar, with the possible exception of some sex differences; Kemp et al reported that the female-to-male ratio was 7:1 for major salivary gland tumors and 2:1 for minor gland tumors.
When offenders present fake identification or a minor attempts to make a purchase, detectives identify themselves, collect the appropriate evidence, and either issue a summons or make an arrest.
Baird himself asked how one would define a mature minor, arguing that it was ludicrous that one so designated should be granted an abortion while an "immature minor" would be forced to have a baby and become a parent Even more absurd was that, once she gave birth, the minor became emancipated and therefore legally "mature.
The cities that I've been in touch with in general look at minor league baseball as an economic engine that could help improve business in restaurants and hotels, that kind of thing,'' he said.
7) In an effort to combat this problem, many police agencies supplement surveillance activities with sting operations, during which a minor operative attempts to purchase alcohol from various licensed establishments, such as convenience stores, restaurants, and bars.
As a result, they found themselves unwittingly exposed to other possibly offensive art: an anti-censorship activist attempting to regale them loudly with the naughty lyrics of number-one rapper and murder suspect Snoop Doggy Dogg during a debate over a new law that would outlaw selling recordings with warning labels to minors.
Owens & Minor uses its website as a channel of distribution for material company information, including news releases, investor presentations and financial information.
Ali distry and Landhi-II minor of Chang Sub-Division, Basran-I minor, Sorhadi minor, Chango minor, Amerlo minor, Gharo minor, Basran-II minor, Kamaro minor, Sangi minor and Jarkas distry of Khairpur Gambo Sub-Division, Mollan minor, DOs RMC 915 to 1038, Shaikh Bhirkio distry, Muhammad Khan distry and DOs Almani Branch of Tando Muhammad Khan Sub-Division will remain closed up to October 8, 2009.
March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens & Minor will participate in the Lehman Brothers 2006 High Yield Bond & Syndicated Loan Conference on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 12:15 p.
15) Parents (including guardians and persons acting in loco parentis) are considered to be the "personal representatives" of their un-emancipated minor children if they have the right to make health care decisions for them.
SANTA CLARITA - The City Council declined Tuesday night to grant a Phoenix company the exclusive right to explore bringing a minor league baseball team to Santa Clarita.
At either point, progress into flat keys by subtracting the number of fiats, continuing to count up five letters in the alphabet, and travel around to the starting point of C major and A minor.