moment

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moment

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Singular
moment

Plural
moments

  1. (countable) A moment is a very short time. It is not an exact measurement.
    Geraldine sat on the bed and thought for a moment.
    He jumped out of the way at the last moment.
    Don't worry. I'll be back in a moment.
    I'm sorry. She's on the phone at the moment. Can I ask who's calling?
    Just a moment, please, Sam. I'm talking to your sister.
  2. (uncountable) importance
    It was a lie, but one of no great moment.

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