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Main Entry: 1min·ute
Pronunciation: primarystressmin-schwat
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English minute "1/60 part of an hour," from early French minute (same meaning), from Latin minuta (same meaning), from minutus "small" --related to MENU --see Word History at MENU
1 a : the 60th part of an hour of time b : the 60th part of a degree of angular measure
2 : the distance one can cover in a minute
3 : MOMENT 1
4 plural : a brief record of what went on in a meeting


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