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minuteness
Used In
Pygmalion
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unspecified meaning
  • He’s been gone twenty minutes.
  • It started worse than ever about two minutes ago.

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  • I don’t know whether you’ve noticed it; but the rain stopped about two minutes ago.
  • Pickering: if we listen to this man another minute, we shall have no convictions left.
  • Yes, for the first three minutes.
  • Time and again she has wanted to leave you; and you always got round her at the last minute.
  • And they wish each other dead the next minute.
  • But I haven’t forgot what you said a minute ago; and I won’t be coaxed round as if I was a baby or a puppy.
  • I shan’t be more than fifteen minutes.
  • Five minutes ago you were like a millstone round my neck.

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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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