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item

  

      n  
1    a thing or unit, esp. included in a list or collection  
2      (Book-keeping)   an entry in an account  
3    a piece of information, detail, or note  
a news item     
4    Informal   two people having a romantic or sexual relationship  
      vb  
5    tr      an archaic word for       itemize  
      adv  
6    likewise; also  
     (C14 (adv) from Latin: in like manner)  


collector's item   , piece  
      n   a thing regarded as being exquisite or rare and thus worthy of the interest of one who collects such things  
item veto  
      n   (in the U.S.) the power of a state governor to veto items in bills without vetoing the entire measure  
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item

  
1    article, aspect, component, consideration, detail, entry, matter, particular, point, thing  
2    account, article, bulletin, dispatch, feature, note, notice, paragraph, piece, report  

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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.]
n.
line used to secure a sail when stowing it to the yard or boom, or any line used to lash items on a ship
[Naut.]
n.
informal name given to footwear items like socks, home foot covers or plastic foot covers used for hygienical reasons
v.
make or repair an object in an improvised and inventive way making use of whatever items are at hand
chiefly[US];[Fam.] Ex.: You have no idea how many things I've MacGyvered using just duct tape or a simple paper clip.
n.
a relocator refers to a person or company reponsible for the moving or relocating or one or more objects from one place to another. used in a sentence as "I am looking to hire some furniture relocators to move my items from one place to another."
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
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