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Spanish translation of “minute”

minute

noun /ˈminit/
the sixtieth part of an hour; sixty seconds
minuto
It is twenty minutes to eight The journey takes thirty minutes a ten-minute delay.
in measuring an angle, the sixtieth part of a degree; sixty seconds
minuto
an angle of 47 50′ (= forty-seven degrees, fifty minutes).
a very short time
minuto
Wait a minute It will be done in a minute.
a particular point in time
momento
At that minute, the telephone rang.
(in plural) the notes taken at a meeting recording what was said
acta
The chairman asked for this decision to be recorded in the minutes.
minute hand noun the larger of the two pointers on a clock or watch, which shows the time in minutes past the hour.
minutero
the minute (that) as soon as
en el momento en que
Telephone me the minute he arrives!
to the minute (of time) exactly; precisely
exactamente
The cooking time must be correct to the minute.
up to the minute adjective most modern or recent
de última moda
up-to-the-minute news.
(Definition of minute from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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