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noun
  1. 1
    a period of 60 seconds. There are 60 minutes in one hour

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    1. a.
      a short period of time

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    2. b.
      the distance that you can travel in a minute

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    3. c.
      a moment or point in time

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  2. 3

    minutes

    an official written record of what is discussed or decided at a formal meeting

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    1. a.
      mainly British a short note or report about a particular subject

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pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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