a substantial minority


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What does that mean?

Many or Quite a lot??

A substantial minority promptly found an improvement in their English.

From my English textbook.
  • lingobingo

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    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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