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moment/ˈmoʊmənt/noun
pluralmoments
moment
/ˈmoʊmənt/
noun
pluralmoments
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.
   b  [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

orfrom one moment to the nextormoment by moment
: very quickly as time passes

hold/hang on a moment

informalorwait/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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