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moment /ˈmoʊmənt/ noun
plural moments
moment
/ˈmoʊmənt/
noun
plural moments
Learner's definition of MOMENT
[count] : a very short period of time
[count] : a particular time : a precise point in time
[noncount] : the present time
◊ Something that is true for the moment is true now but might not be true for long.
◊ Someone or something that is of the moment is very popular at a particular time.
[count] : a time of importance or success

any moment

◊ If something could happen (at) any moment (now), it could happen very soon.

at/on a moment's notice

see 1notice

from moment to moment

or from one moment to the next or moment by moment
: very quickly as time passes

hold/hang on a moment

informal or wait/just a moment
used to tell someone to wait or to stop for a brief time

moment of truth

: the time when you have to do or decide something

not for a/one moment

: at no time : not at all

of moment

formal
: having importance

on the spur of the moment

see 1spur

the last moment

: the latest possible time : the last minute

the moment

: as soon as

within moments

: very quickly : within a very short amount of time
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