minuta(
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feminine noun
1. (preliminary version) 
¿Ya has escrito una minuta de la carta?Have you written a first draft of the letter yet?
La abogada elaboró una minuta del nuevo modelo de contrato.The lawyer prepared a rough draft of the new model contract.
Los socios crearon una minuta del acuerdo que después firmaron.The members created a draft copy of the agreement that they later signed.
2. (account of a meeting) 
a. minutes 
No consta nada al respecto en la minuta de la reunión.There's nothing about this in the minutes of the meeting.
3. (lawyer's fee) 
a. bill 
Al leer la minuta del abogado la pareja dijo que no podía pagarle tanto.When the couple read the lawyer's bill they said they couldn't afford to pay him so much.
4. (listing) 
a. list 
Los organizadores elaborarán una minuta de todos los concursantes.The organizers will put together a list of all the contestants.
5. (list of dishes) 
a. menu 
La minuta consta de un primero, un segundo y un postre.The menu consists of a starter, a main course, and a dessert.
6. (snack) (Paraguay) (River Plate) 
Tomamos una minuta en el bar de carretera y proseguimos nuestro viaje.We had a quick meal in the roadside cafe and continued on our way.
minuta
Noun
1. (factura) 
a. fee 
minuta
1 [de abogado] lawyer's bill
2 (menú) menu
3 (borrador) rough draft; first draft
4 (lista) list; roll
5 (Arg) quick meal
6 (Caribe) (S. Cone)
a la minuta rolled in breadcrumbs
7 (S. Cone) (basura) junk; trash; (tienda) junk shop
8 (Centroamérica) (bebida) flavoured ice drink
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