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Minutes

A record of a meeting. The minutes from the previous meeting are read and approved at a meeting to ensure an accurate history of the meeting is kept. The secretary of an organization generally records the minutes.

minutes

a summarized transcript or record of items discussed at a meeting and any proposals or resolutions made at the meeting.
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The streets were very full that day, but we got on pretty well as far as the bottom of Cheapside, where there was a block for three or four minutes.
I been setting here talking with you all night till you went to sleep about ten minutes ago, and I reckon I done the same.
I'm afraid I am, sir,' said Alice; `I can't remember things as I used--and I don't keep the same size for ten minutes together
In ten minutes it would be high-tide: and, if Captain Nemo had not made a rash promise, the Nautilus would be immediately detached.
Presently I noted that the sun belt swayed up and down, from solstice to solstice, in a minute or less, and that consequently my pace was over a year a minute; and minute by minute the white snow flashed across the world, and vanished, and was followed by the bright, brief green of spring.
Then, after waiting a minute, I went myself behind his screen with a dignified and solemn air, though my heart was beating slowly and violently.
I'd set-to this minute, and never stir from the spot till I'd cut every strip of flesh from your bones with this whip.
In a few minutes the blaze broke forth with violence, and in an incredibly brief period the entire building was wrapped in flames.
How I should grudge and count up every minute of it, so as to waste not a single instant
Twenty minutes after Paulvitch had called Tarzan, Rokoff obtained a connection with Olga's private line.
And all to make two minutes grow where one grew before?
Genevieve had no idea that a minute could be so short.