ADJ. large, significant, sizeable, substantial | small, tiny | vociferous the view of a small but vociferous minority | ethnic, national, racial, religious | oppressed, persecuted
VERB + MINORITY belong to | discriminate against
MINORITY + NOUN opinion, view | community, group | government
PREP. among a/the ~ You are definitely among the minority. | from a/the~ people from ethnic minorities | in a/the ~ We are in the minority on this issue. | ~ of a sizeable minority of the population
PHRASES only a minority Only a tiny minority of holidays are affected.