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English definition of “moment”

moment

noun [C] (SHORT TIME)    /ˈməʊ.mənt/ US  /ˈmoʊ-/
A2 a very short period of time : Can you wait a moment? I'll be ready in just a moment. A car drew up outside and a few moments later the doorbell rang . I'm expecting her to come at any moment (= very soon ). Have you got a moment (= are you busy or do you have time to speak to me)?Short in timeTemporary
(Definition of moment noun (SHORT TIME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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