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Definition of minute adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1extremely small synonym tiny minute amounts of chemicals in the water The kitchen on the boat is minute.
  2. 2very detailed, careful, and thorough a minute examination/inspection She remembered everything in minute detail/in the minutest detail(s).
adverb The agreement has been examined minutely.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: minute