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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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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