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The effects come on within minutes and last a few hours. The Sun (2017)From minute one we were on top of our game. The Sun (2016) Leave for ten minutes then drain well. The Sun (2017)Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered for minutes. The Sun (2016)There was some serious rage for about 20 minutes after. The Sun (2017)West Ham were a few minutes away from a precious win. The Sun (2016)And he ran away with the third set by taking the final four games to win in two hours and 41 minutes. The Sun (2016)Dinner in 12 minutes flat? The Sun (2016)Exercise is daily, but can be as short as 15 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Flights on this route are scheduled for two minutes; the record for the fastest flight is 53 seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Keep the rest periods to one minute max. The Sun (2010)He can say something one minute then change like the wind. The Sun (2016)He has not played a single minute in the past three weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She will begin howling about something in five minutes. Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess (1905)Now he needs minutes and to get his confidence back. The Sun (2015)The home fans groaned and jeered as the minutes ticked away. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Much will also be made of minute details in the case. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The crossing would take only two minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No civil servants were at the meeting and no minutes were kept. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We lay flat for a minute or two and did some more wiring before turning in. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The kernels will only take a few minutes to cook. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It would last for about three minutes at a time. The Sun (2007)Relief became joy just short of five minutes into the second half. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The conversation lasted maybe fifteen minutes but left the two women still at odds. Christianity Today (2000)Scrub yours for a few extra minutes daily. The Sun (2011) Leave for three minutes before brushing off. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It took four hours and three minutes, by which time he had squandered eight match points. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That proud record lasted eight minutes before they were crushed under the German machine. The Sun (2010)The hosts should have gone in front on 33 minutes after putting together an impressive passage of play. The Sun (2015) WAIT for six minutes before drinking. The Sun (2015)

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Translations for 'minute'

British English: minute /maɪˈnjuːt/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is minute is very small.
You only need to use a minute amount of glue.
  • American English: minute
  • Arabic: صَغِيرٌ جِدَاً
  • Brazilian Portuguese: miúdo
  • Chinese: 微小的
  • Croatian: sićušan
  • Czech: maličký
  • Danish: ubetydelig
  • Dutch: miniem
  • European Spanish: mínimo
  • Finnish: erittäin pieni
  • French: menu petit
  • German: winzig
  • Greek: λεπτομερειακός
  • Italian: minuto
  • Japanese: 微小な
  • Korean: 미소한
  • Norwegian: bitte liten
  • Polish: drobny
  • European Portuguese: minúsculo
  • Romanian: minuscul
  • Russian: мельчайший
  • Latin American Spanish: minucioso
  • Swedish: minimal
  • Thai: เล็กมาก
  • Turkish: küçük
  • Ukrainian: крихітний
  • Vietnamese: nhỏ
British English: minute /ˈmɪnɪt/ NOUN
A minute is used for measuring time. There are sixty seconds in one minute.
The food will take 20 minutes to cook.
  • American English: minute
  • Arabic: دَقِيقَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: minuto
  • Chinese: 分钟
  • Croatian: minuta
  • Czech: minuta
  • Danish: minut
  • Dutch: minuut
  • European Spanish: minuto
  • Finnish: minuutti
  • French: minute
  • German: Minute
  • Greek: λεπτό χρόνος
  • Italian: minuto
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: minutt
  • Polish: minuta
  • European Portuguese: minuto
  • Romanian: minut
  • Russian: минута
  • Latin American Spanish: minuto
  • Swedish: minut
  • Thai: นาที
  • Turkish: dakika
  • Ukrainian: хвилина
  • Vietnamese: phút
British English: minute VERB
When someone minutes something that is discussed or decided at a meeting, they make a written record of it.
You don't need to minute that.
  • American English: minute
  • Brazilian Portuguese: fazer uma minuta
  • Chinese: 做会议记录
  • European Spanish: hacer constar en acta
  • French: consigner au procès-verbal
  • German: protokollieren
  • Italian: mettere a verbale
  • Japanese: 議事録に記録する
  • Korean: 기록하다
  • European Portuguese: fazer uma minuta
  • Latin American Spanish: hacer constar en acta


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