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English definition of “the matter in hand”

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the matter in hand

UK ( US the matter at hand)
the subject or situation being considered: Do these figures have any bearing on the matter in hand?
Translations of “the matter in hand”
in Chinese (Traditional) 處理中的事,手頭上的事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 处理中的事,手头上的事…
(Definition of the matter in hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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