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minutes
as in:  keep the minutes


The secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting.
  a written record of what happened at a meeting
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This is pronounced the same way as the 60-second meaning of "minutes".
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  • The secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting.
  • I always review the minutes to make sure there are no errors.
  • He would keep the minutes on the left hand blackboard and then they would be there when he needed to add another to them.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • In the words of the minutes of the meeting: "It was submitted to the consideration of the council whether, under all circumstances, it would not be eligible to leave Long Island and its dependencies [fortifications] and remove the army to New York."
    David G. McCullough  --  1776

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  • He shall attend all meetings of stock-holders and of the Board of Directors and keep the minutes thereof.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • "OPINIONS HERE ARE VARIOUS," Joseph Reed confided to his wife, following a council of war during which he had kept the minutes.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
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Associated words [difficulty]:   minutes [1] , minutiae [5]
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