subordinate group

(noun) “[A] group of people who have less power than the dominant group” (OpenStax College 2012).

Audio Pronunciation: (sub·or·din·ate group)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: subordinate groups
  • A type of group.

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Racial, Ethnic, and Minority Groups. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42857/1.2/).

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