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agenda

Noun

1 a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to [syn: docket, schedule]
2 a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting) [syn: agendum, order of business]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • a WEAE /ʌˈʤɛn.də/, /V"dZEn.d@/

Etymology

From agenda.

Noun

  1. italbrac now rare Plural of agendum
  2. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to.
  3. a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting).

Usage notes

The word agenda is the Latin plural of agendum, but in English the word agenda is taken as a singular, and item on the agenda used for individual things in the list.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

temporally organized plan
list of matters to be taken up

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. a booklet or other device where one notes down one’s schedule.
  2. agenda (meeting list of matters)

French

Etymology

From agenda.

Pronunciation

Noun

fr-noun m

Latin

Noun

agenda Plural of agendum
  1. the gerundive form of the verb meaning "what ought to be done"

Related terms

Norwegian

Noun

  1. agenda

Spanish

Noun

  1. agenda

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

agenda sv-noun-reg-or agend

Extensive Definition

Agenda may refer to:
In geography:
agenda in German: Agenda
agenda in Spanish: Agenda
agenda in French: Agenda (homonymie)
agenda in Dutch: Agenda
agenda in Japanese: アジェンダ
agenda in Polish: Agenda
agenda in Slovak: Agenda

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

batting order, beadroll, bill, bill of fare, blueprint, budget, cadastre, calendar, card, carte du jour, census, census report, checklist, checkroll, docket, dramatis personae, head count, honor roll, jury list, jury panel, lineup, list of agenda, menu, muster, muster roll, nose count, order of business, playbill, poll, program, program of operation, programma, property roll, prospectus, protocol, questionnaire, returns, roll, roll call, roster, rota, schedule, scroll, slate, tax roll, timetable
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