be in a/the minority

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be in a/the minority

To be in a group that is less than the majority. As the only girl in a house full of boys, I'm definitely in the minority. With those progressive views, you'll be in the minority around these parts.
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be in a/the miˈnority

form much less than half of a large group: Men are in the minority in this profession.
See also: minority