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i·tem

item

 
 
pronunciation:
aI tm
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a separate, particular thing among a group or list of things.
There were ten items on the shopping list.Each item that you bring with you must be labelled.The first item on the agenda was deciding a new meeting time.You can bring only four items at a time into the dressing room.
similar words:
article, piece, tally
definition 2: a particular bit of information, usu. extracted from or placed in a large context such as a newspaper.
Here's an interesting item: there are more than 300,000 fast food restaurants in the U.S.
similar words:
story
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