Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “minute” en inglés

See all translations

minute

noun uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪt/ us  

minute noun (TIME)

A1 [C] ( written abbreviation min.) one of the 60 parts that an hour is divided into, consisting of 60 seconds: a 20-minute bus ride It takes me 20 minutes to get to work. The train leaves at three minutes to eight, so we'd better get there a few minutes before then.A2 [C] used in spoken English to mean a very short time: Hang on/Wait a minute - I just have to get my bag. Just a minute - I'll be with you when I've finished this. I won't be a minute (= I will be ready soon). When you've got a minute, I'd like a brief word with you.
More examples

minute noun (MESSAGE)

the minutes [plural] the written record of what was said at a meeting: Could you take/do (= write) the minutes, Daniel? The minutes of the last meeting were approved unanimously (= everyone agreed that they were correct). [C] mainly UK formal an official message from one person to another in an organization: I've just received a minute from Clark authorizing the purchase of six more computers.

minute noun (ANGLE)

[C] specialized mathematics any of the 60 parts that the degrees of any angle are divided into

minute

verb [T] uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪt/ us  
to make a written record of what is said at a meeting: The chairman is minuted as having said that profits had fallen to an all-time low.
(Definition of minute noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de minute
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “minute” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

bad/hard/tough luck

said to express sympathy with someone when something bad has happened to them

Palabra del día

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Aprende más 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Aprende más