item on the agenda


item on the agenda
index issue (matter in dispute), matter (subject)

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  • item — i‧tem [ˈaɪtəm] noun [countable] 1. a single thing, especially something that is for sale: • The CD used to be considered a luxury item. • stores selling non food items 2. ACCOUNTING a piece of information written in a set of accounts …   Financial and business terms

  • agenda — a‧gen‧da [əˈdʒendə] noun [countable] 1. a list of the subjects to be discussed at a meeting: • What s the first item on the agenda? • High on the agenda of today’s meeting of the G8 is global warming. 2. a list of things that someone considers… …   Financial and business terms

  • agenda — (n.) 1650s, from L. agenda, lit. things to be done, neuter plural of agendus, gerundive of agere to do (see ACT (Cf. act) (n.)). Originally theological (opposed to matters of belief), sense of items of business to be done at a meeting first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • item — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ individual, particular, single, specific ▪ Each individual item has a number. ▪ essential, important ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • agenda — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ five point, etc. ▪ An 18 point agenda was drawn up for the meeting. ▪ hidden, secret ▪ He accused the government of having a hidden agenda …   Collocations dictionary

  • agenda — n. 1) to draw up, make up an agenda 2) to place, put smt. on the agenda (to put an item on the agenda) 3) a hidden agenda * * * [ə dʒendə] make up an agenda put smt. on the agenda (to put an item on the agenda) a hidden agenda to draw up to place …   Combinatory dictionary

  • item — i|tem W1 [ˈaıtəm] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: in the same way, also (used to introduce things in a list), from ita in this way ] 1.) a single thing, especially one thing in a list, group, or set of things ▪ He opened the cardboard box… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • agenda */*/ — UK [əˈdʒendə] / US noun [countable] Word forms agenda : singular agenda plural agendas 1) a) all the things that need to be done or that need to be thought about or solved high on the/your/his/her etc agenda: We need to put efficiency high on the …   English dictionary

  • agenda — a|gen|da [ ə dʒendə ] noun count ** 1. ) all the things that need to be done or that need to be thought about or solved: high on the/your/his/her etc. agenda: We need to put efficiency high on the agenda. at the top of the/your/his/her etc.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • agenda — noun (C) 1 a list of the subjects to be discussed at a meeting: on the agenda: the first item on the agenda 2 be on the agenda if something is on the agenda, you are planning to do something about it: be on top of the agenda/be high on the agenda …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English