Definition of 'moment'
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The fans saw until the last moment we tried to win. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The two said that they would have walked away the moment anyone felt uncomfortable about their deception. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They wait for one moment and they got that moment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At this moment in time he has lost the ability to win football matches. The Sun (2016)The court had previously been told that the stabbings happened within moments of each other. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her rivals should not wait until the last moment to suggest alternatives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sometimes you can lose the match in one moment. The Sun (2016)We had the luck to make a chance at the last moment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It only takes a moment for the point to be made. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your moment may come sooner than you know. The Broken God (1993) Many moments will have you seriously scratching your head. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Was it all about to be thrown away in a moment? Times, Sunday Times (2007)For one moment she dropped her mask and the clawing agony was plain to see. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)You just wait for that moment in which something happens. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are not convinced that this is happening at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You will have moments of absolute panic but you will ride through them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This does not mean for a moment that he became any less divine. Christianity Today (2000)The moment had lasted no more than three seconds. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)All my postwar generation can point to moments of change. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We cannot say what it is at the moment but it may be a very significant clue. The Sun (2015)Their museums and memories are moments away. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In that moment something exceptional was evident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Look what is happening at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This kind of love is built of the bricks of a hundred small memories and moments in time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They aren't some iconic moment when time stops. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'moment'
British English: moment /ˈməʊmənt/ NOUN
A moment is a very short period of time.
She stared at him a moment, then turned away.
- American English: moment
- Arabic: لَـحْظَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: momento
- Chinese: 瞬间
- Croatian: trenutak
- Czech: okamžik
- Danish: øjeblik
- Dutch: moment
- European Spanish: momento
- Finnish: hetki
- French: moment
- German: Augenblick
- Greek: στιγμή
- Italian: momento
- Japanese: 瞬間
- Korean: 순간
- Norwegian: øyeblikk
- Polish: chwila
- European Portuguese: momento
- Romanian: moment
- Russian: момент
- Spanish: momento
- Swedish: stund
- Thai: ชั่วขณะ
- Turkish: an
- Ukrainian: момент
- Vietnamese: chốc lát
Definition of moment from the Collins English Dictionary
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