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minuteness
Used In
An Ideal Husband
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unspecified meaning
  • I converted him in ten minutes.
  • But the observation crushed Tommy for ten minutes.

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  • I should like to have a few minutes’ conversation with her.
  • Arthur, you must let me stay for five minutes.
  • I’ll be back in five minutes.
  • It’s nearly twenty minutes since I saw her last.
  • ] The fact is, I have promised to go round for ten minutes to see poor Lady Brancaster, who is in very great trouble.
  • ] Want my cab round in twenty minutes.

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as in: a minute amount Define
very, very small
as in: keep the minutes Define
a written record of what happened at a meeting
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