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item

  
  ( items    plural  )
1       n-count   An item is one of a collection or list of objects.  
The most valuable item on show will be a Picasso drawing...     
    collector's item  
2       n-count   An item is one of a list of things for someone to do, deal with, or talk about.   (=matter, topic)  
The other item on the agenda is the tour.     
3       n-count   An item is a report or article in a newspaper or magazine, or on television or radio.  
There was an item in the paper about him.     
4       n-sing   If you say that two people are an item, you mean that they are having a romantic or sexual relationship.  
INFORMAL   a N  
She and Gino were an item.     


collector's item        ( collector's items    plural  ) A collector's item is an object which is highly valued by collectors because it is rare or beautiful.      n-count  
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n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
[Bus.];[Tech.]
exp.
acronym of Frequently Asqued Questions.
n.
informal name given to footwear items like socks, home foot covers or plastic foot covers used for hygienical reasons
n.
One place to find many different unique antiques, collectibles, and novelty items
n.
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
n.
a player who asks too many funny questions that can be related as being stupid
Origin of the word is a "newbie" that can be shortened as a Newb

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