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minute

noun
 
 
/ˈmɪnɪt/
the minutes [plural] MEETINGS the written record of what was said and decided at a meeting: The company publishes the minutes of all its meetings online. agree/approve the minutes
take the minutes to write down what is said at a meeting and by whom: It is part of her job to set the agenda for board meetings and take the minutes.
[C] mainly UK formal an official message or written statement that records a decision and often gives permission for an action to be taken: We've received a minute authorizing the purchase of six more computers. There did not appear to be any proper board minute approving the sale.
(Definition of minute noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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