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Definition of wait/just a minute
1 —used to tell someone to wait or to stop for a brief time "Aren't you finished yet?" "Just a minute. I'm almost done."Wait a minute—I didn't hear you. Could you repeat what you said?Wait just a minute, young man. Where do you think you're going?
2 —used to express surprise or disbelief Hey, wait a minute! That's not what you said yesterday!
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