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English definition of “minute”

minute

noun [C] (TIME)   /ˈmɪn·ət/ (abbreviation min.)
any of the 60 parts that an hour is divided into; 60 seconds : It takes me 20 minutes to get to work . a minute A minute is also a very short time : Just a minute – I’m almost ready . When you’ve got a minute, I’d like to talk to you.
(Definition of minute noun (TIME) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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