agenda

noun agen·da \ ə-ˈjen-də \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of agenda

1 :a list or outline of things to be considered or done
  • agendas of faculty meetings
2 :an underlying often ideological plan or program
  • a political agenda

agendaless

play \-də-ləs\ adjective

Examples of agenda in a Sentence

  1. The committee set the agenda for the next several years of research.

  2. There are several items on the agenda for tonight's meeting.

  3. What's the first item on the agenda?

  4. Such an idea has been high on the political agenda for some time.

  5. He wants to push his own agenda no matter what the others say.

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Origin and Etymology of agenda

from plural of agendum or its Latin source, taken as a singular noun


AGENDA Defined for English Language Learners

agenda

noun

Definition of agenda for English Language Learners

  • : a list of things to be considered or done

  • : a plan or goal that guides someone's behavior and that is often kept secret


AGENDA Defined for Kids

agenda

noun agen·da \ ə-ˈjen-də \

Definition of agenda for Students

:a list of things to be done or talked about


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