Bedeutung von “minute” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /ˈmɪn·ət/

A1 a period of time equal to 60 seconds:

It’ll take you thirty minutes to get to the airport.
She was ten minutes late for her interview.

A2 a very short period of time:

I’ll be with you in a minute.
wait/just a minute

B1 used when asking someone to wait for a short time:

Just a minute – Ileft my coat in the restaurant.
at the last minute

at the latest time possible:

The concert was canceled at the last minute.
(at) any minute

very soon:

Her train will be arriving any minute.

(Definition von “minute noun” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)