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1 a separate part in a list, account, or series
  • they remembered to buy all the items on their grocery list except cereal

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2 a report of recent events or facts not previously known
  • our next item is about the blizzard blanketing the East Coast

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item, detail, particular mean one of the distinct parts of a whole. item applies to each thing specified separately in a list or in a group of things that might be listed or enumerated. every item on the list detail applies to one of the small component parts of a larger whole such as a task, building, painting, narration, or process. leave the details to others particular stresses the smallness, singleness, and especially the concreteness of a detail or item. a description that included few particulars

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The first known use of item was in the 14th century

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“Item.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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