matter in hand


matter in hand
index issue (matter in dispute)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • the job/matter in hand — ► the job or subject that is important at the present time: »He is a consummate professional, very focused on the job in hand. Main Entry: ↑hand …   Financial and business terms

  • the matter in hand — the job/matter in hand ► the job or subject that is important at the present time: »He is a consummate professional, very focused on the job in hand. Main Entry: ↑hand …   Financial and business terms

  • (the) matter in hand — British, American & Australian, formal, American, formal the subject or situation that is being thought about or talked about. Do these figures have anything to do with the matter in hand? …   New idioms dictionary

  • the matter at hand — the current subject, the issue of interest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hand|set — «HAND SEHT», noun. a telephone that has the receiver and mouthpiece on the same handle. hand set «HAND SEHT», transitive verb, set, set|ting. 1. to typeset (printed matter) by hand: »The designs, prints and typography are a joy; many of the books …   Useful english dictionary

  • matter — mat|ter1 W1S1 [ˈmætə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(SUBJECT/SITUATION)¦ 2 matters 3¦(MATERIAL)¦ 4 as a matter of fact 5 what s the matter?/something s the matter/nothing s the matter etc 6.) the truth/fact of the matter is (that) 7 for that matter 8 be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • matter — 1 noun SUBJECT/SITUATION 1 (C) a subject or situation that you have to think about or deal with: You do realize this is a serious matter, don t you? | He wasn t particularly interested in financial matters. | a matter of importance/concern/regret …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • matter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 subject/situation that must be dealt with ADJECTIVE ▪ important, pressing, serious, urgent, weighty ▪ He left, saying he had pressing matters to attend to. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • hand — handlike, adj. /hand/, n. 1. the terminal, prehensile part of the upper limb in humans and other primates, consisting of the wrist, metacarpal area, fingers, and thumb. 2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates. 3 …   Universalium

  • hand — ▪ I. hand hand 1 [hænd] noun [countable] 1. JOBS FARMING someone who does physical work on a farm, in a factory etc: • Cooper held several odd jobs before coming to California to work as a factory hand. • Jones hired himself out as a …   Financial and business terms


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