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An example use of minute in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… the day a 22 minute trip earns him 9.32 …”
Minute means a period of time equal to 60 seconds.
the word minute occurs in english on average 101.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that minute can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;