Translation of "minute" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /ˈmɪnɪt/ us

A1 a period of time equal to 60 seconds

She was ten minutes late for her interview.
"Did you have a good holiday?" "Yes, thanks. I enjoyed every minute of it."
a thirty-minute journey

A2 a very short period of time

an, lahza, çok kısa müddet
It'll only take a minute to call him.
I'll be with you in a minute.
She died within minutes of (= very soon after) the attack.
"When is Paul coming?" "He'll be here in a minute."
(at) any minute

very soon

neredeyse, her an, şimdi; çok yakında; hemen
Her train should be arriving any minute.
the last minute

B2 the latest time possible

son anda/dakikada
The concert was cancelled at the last minute.
the minute (that)

as soon as

derhal, hemen;
I'll tell you the minute we hear any news.
Wait/Just a minute; Hold on a minute.

used when asking someone to wait for a short time

'Bir dakika!', 'Biraz bekle!', 'Az bekle!'
Just a minute - I've left my coat in the restaurant.

used when you disagree with something that someone has said or done

'Dur hele!', 'Bir dakika!', 'Hop hop!', 'Az dinle bir kez!'
Hold on a minute, Pete! I never said you could borrow my car.

(Translation of “minute noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)