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adjective minute pronunciation in British English /maɪˈnjuːt/
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  1. 1
    very small
    The soil contained minute quantities of uranium.
    The chances of success were minute.
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  2. 2
    very careful and detailed
    a minute examination of the evidence
    in minute detail (=very carefully): Our lawyer went over the contract in minute detail.

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