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English definition of “the job/matter in hand”

the job/matter in hand

UK (US the job/matter at hand)
the job or matter that is important at the present moment: Could you just concentrate on the job in hand? If we could return to the matter in hand, we can discuss other issues later.Very important or urgent
(Definition of the job/matter in hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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