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minutely1

[min-it-lee] /ˈmɪn ɪt li/
adjective
1.
occurring every minute.
adverb
2.
every minute; minute by minute.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; minute1 + -ly

minutely2

[mahy-noot-lee, -nyoot-, mi-] /maɪˈnut li, -ˈnyut-, mɪ-/
adverb
1.
in a minute manner, form, or degree; in minute detail.
2.
into tiny or very small pieces.
Origin
1590-1600; minute2 + -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for minutely

minutely2

/ˈmɪnɪtlɪ/
adjective
1.
occurring every minute
adverb
2.
every minute

minutely1

/maɪˈnjuːtlɪ/
adverb
1.
in great detail
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