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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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"Forty-seven minutes past ten!" murmured the captain.
I thought of asking you to draw the face of a criminal, one minute before the fall of the guillotine, while the wretched man is still standing on the scaffold, preparatory to placing his neck on the block."
"It was just a minute before the execution," began the prince, readily, carried away by the recollection and evidently forgetting everything else in a moment; "just at the instant when he stepped off the ladder on to the scaffold.
"At once, go this minute! Go on, or else you can't imagine what will happen."
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.
I stood looking at it for a little space--half a minute, perhaps, or half an hour.
Colin turned on his face again and but for his long-drawn broken breaths, which were the dying down of his storm of sobbing, he lay still for a minute, though great tears srteamed down his face and wet the pillow.
The nurse was out of the room in a minute and as soon as she was gone Colin pulled Mary's hand again.
Scott Maxwell got the opener after 23 minutes and Aaron Murrell and Maxwell hit two more in the closing spell of the first half.
More than a quarter of all Aurigny flights out of East Midlands (28 per cent) were delayed by at least 15 minutes, the analysis shows.
Manchester charges the most per minute, with drivers getting just five minutes for PS3.
Nearly a third of all Vueling flights out of Cardiff (30%) were delayed by at least 15 minutes, the analysis shows.