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ITEM (a Latin adverb meaning " also,"...

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 85 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ITEM (a Latin adverb meaning " also," " likewise "), originally used adverbially in English at the beginning of each separate head in a list of articles, or each detail in an account book or ledger or in a legal document. The word is thus applied, as a noun, to the various heads in any such enumeration and also to a piece of information or news.
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