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What is the right expression, "minutes of meeting" or "minutes meeting"?

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Minutes meeting would imply that the meeting is about the minutes (most likely of another meeting). If you kept a record of this meeting, you would produce minutes meeting minutes. – yoozer8 Oct 21 '11 at 16:08
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You can use either "minutes of the meeting" or "meeting minutes", but not "minutes meeting".

"Meeting minutes" is used a bit more often according to Google Ngram Viewer:


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If you're talking about the record of a meeting, the expression is minutes of the meeting.

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Or perhaps the meeting minutes. But not minutes meeting. That would probably mean the length of time (in minutes) that the meeting lasted. Unless that's what you wanted? – GEdgar Oct 21 '11 at 14:55
@GEdgar: ...or a meeting about the particular time period called 'minutes'. – Mitch Oct 21 '11 at 14:58

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