Vocab Info

N2 Noun

少数(しょうすう)

minority, few

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    • Word Type

      Noun

    • 単語の書類

      名詞

    Examples

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      少数(しょうすう)意見(いけん)大切(たいせつ)にしましょう。

      Let's value the opinions of the minority as well.

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      賛成(さんせい)少数(しょうすう)だった提案(ていあん)否決(ひけつ)された。

      The proposal that had few supporters was rejected.

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      少数(しょうすう)意見(いけん)よりも多数(たすう)意見(いけん)(ほう)大切(たいせつ)だ。

      The opinion of the majority is more important than that of the minority.

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      多数(たすう)意見(いけん)(くら)べて少数(しょうすう)意見(いけん)無視(むし)されやすい傾向(けいこう)がある。

      Compared to the majority opinion, minority opinions tend to be ignored.

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      日本(にほん)では、少数(しょうすう)だった国際(こくさい)結婚(けっこん)件数(けんすう)()えつつあるそうです。

      It seems that the number of international marriages, which were once a minority in Japan, is increasing.

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