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item

i·tem

item

 
pronunciation:
aI tm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a single, particular thing in a group or list.
My mom gave me a list of six items to buy at the store.
similar words:
article, piece
definition 2: a particular bit of information or news.
There was an item in the newspaper about the forest fires in New Mexico.