a substantial minority

primroseheel

Senior Member
korean-korea
What does that mean?

Many or Quite a lot??


A substantial minority promptly found an improvement in their English.


From my English textbook.
 
  • lingobingo

    Senior Member
    English - England
    A minority is less than half. (More than half is a majority.)

    A substantial minority is less than half of something that nevertheless constitutes a significant number or amount.
     
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