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.