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minutely

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adverb mi·nute·ly \mī-ˈnüt-lē, mə-, -ˈnyüt-\

Definition of minutely

  1. 1 :  into very small pieces

  2. 2 :  in a minute manner or degree <a minutely detailed analysis>



Examples of minutely in a sentence

  1. <a minutely detailed analysis of the series of glitches that resulted in the blackout>



1599

First Known Use of minutely

1599

Rhymes with minutely


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minutely

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adjective min·ute·ly \ˈmi-nət-lē\

Definition of minutely

archaic

  1. :  minute by minute



Circa 1616

First Known Use of minutely

circa 1616



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