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Definizione monolingua e traduzione minute



Inglese grammatica

minute


Verb

minute (third-person singular simple present minutes, present participle minuting, simple past and past participle minuted)


  1. (transitive) Of an event, to write in a memo or the minutes of a meeting.
    I’ll minute this evening’s meeting.
    • 1995, Edmund Dell, The Schuman Plan and the British Abdication of Leadership in Europe [1]
      On 17 November 1949 Jay minuted Cripps, arguing that trade liberalization on inessentials was socially regressive.
    • 1996, Peter Hinchliffe, The Other Battle [2]
      The Commander-in-Chief of Bomber Command, Sir Richard Peirse, was sceptical of its findings, minuting, ‘I don’t think at this rate we could have hoped to produce the damage which is known to have been achieved.’
    • 2003, David Roberts, Four Against the Arctic [3]
      [...] Mr. Klingstadt, chief Auditor of the Admiralty of that city, sent for and examined them very particularly concerning the events which had befallen them; minuting down their answers in writing, with an intention of publishing himself an account of their extraordinary adventures.
Noun

minute (plural minutes)


  1. A unit of time equal to sixty seconds (one-sixtieth of an hour).
    You have twenty minutes to complete the test.
  2. A short but unspecified time period.
    Wait a minute, I’m not ready yet!
  3. A unit of angle equal to one-sixtieth of a degree.
    We need to be sure these maps are accurate to within one minute of arc.
  4. (in plural minutes) A (usually formal) written record of a meeting.
    Let’s look at the minutes of last week’s meeting.
  5. A minute of use of a telephone or other network, especially a cell phone network.
    If you buy this phone, you’ll get 100 free minutes.
Adjective

minute (comparative minuter, superlative minutest)


  1. Very small.
    They found only minute quantities of chemical residue on his clothing.
  2. very careful and exact, giving small details.
Traduzione italiano minuto |attimo |minuscola |minuscolo |momento |piccolissima |piccolissimo |appunto |infimo |istante |minuzioso |verbale |


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