Significado de “minute” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "minute" - Diccionario Inglés

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minutenoun

uk /ˈmɪn.ɪt/ us /ˈmɪn.ɪt/

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.

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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

minuteverb [ T ]

uk /ˈmɪn.ɪt/ us /ˈmɪn.ɪt/

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.

minuteadjective

uk /maɪˈnjuːt/ us /maɪˈnuːt/

(Definition of “minute” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "minute" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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minutenoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɪn·ət/ abbreviation min.

minute noun [ C ] (TIME)

any of the 60 parts that an hour is divided into; 60 seconds:

It takes me 20 minutes to get to work.
a minute

A minute is also a very short time:

Just a minute – I’m almost ready.
When you’ve got a minute, I’d like to talk to you.

minuteadjective

us /mɑɪˈnut, mə-/

minute adjective (SMALL)

extremely small:

She examined the contract in minute detail (= looking at all the details of it).

(Definition of “minute” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "minute" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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minutenoun

uk /ˈmɪnɪt/ us
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.

minuteverb [ T ]

uk /ˈmɪnɪt/ us MEETINGS

to make a written record of what was said at a meeting:

The secretary hadn't bothered to minute half the meetings on the subject.
be fully/carefully/properly minuted Talks with lobbyists were fully minuted.

(Definition of “minute” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)