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English definition of “extraordinary items”

extraordinary items

noun [plural]     (UK often exceptional items)
amounts of money shown in a company's accounts that relate to events that do not happen regularly : Earnings per share were 19 cents , calculated before extraordinary items were taken into account .
(Definition of extraordinary items noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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