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itemizeverb [T]

us   /ˈɑɪ·t̬əˌmɑɪz/
to list particular things separately: I always itemize deductions on my income tax.
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itemizeverb [T]

UK also itemise uk   /ˈaɪtəmaɪz/ us  
ACCOUNTING to list things such as payments or charges separately, usually including details about each: He was accused of failing to report payments to political consultants and failing to itemize credit card payments. Please itemize your expenses when submitting claims for reimbursement.
US TAX to list all of the amounts on which you do not have to pay tax: If you itemize deductions, you can get a $3300 tax refund from the IRS.
(Definition of itemize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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