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  1. i·tem
    IPA[ˈīdəm]
  2. noun

    adverb

    • 1. used to introduce each item in a list:

      item two statute books … item two drums
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: item, plural noun: items

    • noun

      an individual article or unit, especially one that is part of a list, collection, or set:

      a piece of news or information.

    • adverb

      used to introduce each item in a list:
    • noun

      an entry that appears on a separate line in a bookkeeping ledger or a fiscal budget.

      a single item in a legislative appropriations bill.

    • noun

      an individual dish or other item for selection from a menu in a cafe or restaurant:

      an individual command from a list displayed on a screen:

    • noun

      a single broadcast or published report of news about a particular topic:
    • (of a couple) be involved in an established romantic or sexual relationship
    • noun

      an object of interest to collectors, especially because it is rare, beautiful, or associated with someone famous.
    • noun

      the power of a president, governor, or other elected executive to reject individual provisions of a bill.
    • (of a couple) be involved in an established romantic or sexual relationship
    • noun

      an object valued by collectors, because it is rare, beautiful, or has some special interest.
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