government by a minority or elected by a minority; also, a government without a voting majority
The minority government was formed by a party which does not hold a majority of the seats in the House of Commons.
noun 1. (defs 3, 4).
noun 1. the party member who directs the activities of the minority party on the floor of a legislative body, as of the U.S. Congress. The leader of the political party that holds a minority of seats in either house of Congress or of a state legislature. Selected by their own party caucuses, minority leaders […]
- Minority report
noun a separate, often secret, summary presented by members of a group that disagrees with the majority
noun, Music. 1. a key or mode based on a minor scale. 2. a less jubilant or more restrained mood, atmosphere, or quality: The conversation shifted to a minor key with news of the defeat. noun 1. (music) a key based on notes taken from a corresponding minor scale