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minute

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1. noun MEAS time unit2. noun short period3. noun point in time4. noun expressing distance5. noun GEOG, MATH unit of measurement6. noun memo7. verb proceedings8. verb send memo to
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1 noun MEAS time unitnóiméad masc1  c m ubomaite masc4  c m ushe got up at ten minutes to six d'éirigh sí ar deich nóiméad chun a sé, d'éirigh sí ar deich mbomaite go dtí an séhe'll be here in twenty minutes time beidh sé anseo i gceann fiche bomaitewe stood there for twenty minutes sheasamar ansin ar feadh fiche nóiméad 2 noun short periodnóiméad masc1  c m ubomaite masc4  c m uI'll only be a minute ní bheidh mé ach nóiméadshe spends every spare minute with him caitheann sí gach nóiméad saor dá bhfuil aici ina chuideachtawe got the bus without a minute to spare fuaireamar an bus go díreach in amI thought for a minute that ... bhí mé ag meas ar feadh bomaite go ...she'll be with you in a minute beidh sí leat i gceann nóiméidhe was here a minute ago bhí sé anseo tá bomaite ó shinhe was dead within a few minutes bhí sé marbh taobh istigh de chúpla nóiméad
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3 noun point in timepointe masc4  c m uat that minute ag an bpointe sinat that very minute ag an bpointe áirithe sin 4 noun expressing distancenóiméad masc1  c m ubomaite masc4  c m uthe house is five minutes away tá an teach cúig bhomaite uainn 5 noun GEOG, MATH unit of measurementnóiméad masc1  c m u 6 noun memomeamram masc1  c m u 7 verb proceedings TRANSITIVEeach meeting is minuted scríobhtar miontuairisc ar gach cruinniúit was minuted that ... scríobhadh sna miontuairiscí go ...not for minuting ná scríobhtar sna miontuairiscí 8 verb send memo to TRANSITIVEmeamram a chur chuighe minuted the minister chuir sé meamram chuig an aire
phrases

any minute

(also

at any minute

) nóiméad ar bith feastabomaite ar bith feasta they'll be back any minute now beidh siad ar ais nóiméad ar bith feasta

at the minute

informalfaoi láthairi láthair na huairesan am i láthair

by the minute

an t-am ar fadthe crowd was growing by the minute bhí an slua ag méadú an t-am ar fad, bhí an slua ag méadú i rith an amathings got worse by the minute chuaigh rudaí in olcas le gach bomaite dá ndeachaigh thart

every minute

gach uile nóiméadgach aon bhomaite I enjoyed every single minute of it bhain mé sult as gach aon uile phioc de I hated every minute of it ba shíoraíocht liom é

every minute counts

tá gach uile nóiméad tábhachtach

to have a minute

have you got a minute? an bhfuil bomaite agat?, an bhfuil nóiméad le spáráil agat?

just a minute

(also

wait a minute

, hang on a minute

, hold on a minute

) 1 asking sb to wait just a minute, please bomaite amháin, le do thoil; nóiméad amháin, más é do thoil é 2 asking sb to stop just a minute, who's in charge here? fan bomaite, cé atá i gceannas anseo?; éist soicind, cé atá i gceannas anseo?

the last minute

an nóiméad deiridhat the last minute ag an nóiméad deiridhat the last very minute ag an mbomaite deireanach ar fadto leave sth to the last minute rud a fhágáil go dtí an bomaite deireanach

the minute

(also

the minute that

) a luaithe aI'll tell him that the minute he arrives inseoidh mé sin dó chomh luath is a thiocfaidh sé, inseoidh mé sin dó a luaithe a thiocfaidh sé

the next minute

an chéad rud eilethe next minute there was ructions an chéad rud eile bhí sé ina raic, leis sin bhí ina raic

not for a minute

(also

not for one minute

) he didn't fool us for a minute níor chuir sé dallamullóg orainn ar chor ar bithI'm not suggesting for a minute that ... nár lige Dia go mbeinn ag maíomh go ...

one minute ..., the next ...

(also

one minute ..., the next minute ...

) one minute she was ahead of him, the next she was gone nóiméad amháin bhí sí amach roimhe, an chéad nóiméad eile bhí sí imithe

this minute

(also

this very minute

) informal 1 immediately ar an bpointeláithreach stop that right this minute! éirigh as sin anois láithreach!, éirigh as sin ar an bpointe boise! 2 very short time ago ar ball beagó chianaibhín I've just this minute learned the good news fuair mé an dea-scéala anois díreach, tá mé go díreach i ndiaidh an dea-scéala a fháil

to the minute

he came home at seven o'clock to the minute tháinig sé abhaile ar bhuille a seacht a chlogthey can predict the weather to the minute is féidir leo an aimsir a réamhaithris go díreach go dtí an nóiméad féinthe journey took two hours to the minute dhá uair an chloig cothrom a thóg an turas

up to the minute

1 relating to latest information she's always up to the minute with the news bíonn an scéala is déanaí aici i gcónaíget up to the minute scores here faigh na scóir is deireanaí anseoup to the minute equipment an trealamh is úirethe news is always up to the minute on that site bíonn an chuid is úire den nuacht le fáil ar an láithreán sin i gcónaí 2 relating to contemporary style this kitchen is up to the minute tá an chistin seo ar an gcineál is nua-aimsearthashe always looks up to the minute bíonn an cóiriú is faiseanta uirthi i gcónaí

minute

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1 adjective tinymion- prefbeag bídeach  c m ua minute amount of alcohol méid beag bídeach alcóil, beagán beag bídeach alcóil, oiread na fríde d'alcólminute dust particles gráinníní dusta, cáithníní bídeacha deannaigh 2 adjective thorough and detailedmion- prefmion adj1  c m ushe gave a minute description of the event rinne sí mionchur síos ar an eachtra, rinne sí cur síos mion ar an eachtrahe went through it in minute detail chuaigh sé tríd go mion

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