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minute2

mi·nute2

minute2

 
pronunciation:
mI nut [or] mI nyut
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: minuter, minutest
definition 1: extremely small in size, amount, or degree; tiny.
synonyms:
diminutive, Lilliputian, microscopic, minuscule, teeny, tiny, wee
antonyms:
stupendous, tremendous
similar words:
bantam, infinitesimal, little, midget, miniature, small
definition 2: attending to fine details.
He gave the equation a minute examination.
synonyms:
detailed, exact, meticulous, punctilious
similar words:
careful, close, diligent, painstaking, precise, rigorous, scrupulous, thorough
derivation: minuteness (n.)
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