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Meaning of “this minute” in the English Dictionary

"this minute" in British English

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this minute

now or a very ​shorttime ago: It doesn't have to be done (​right) this minute, but it does need to be ​finished this ​week. She's just this minute ​left the ​office.
(Definition of this minute from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “this minute”
in Chinese (Simplified) 现在, 刚才,方才…
in Chinese (Traditional) 現在, 剛才,方才…
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