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agenda

noun [C] uk   /əˈdʒen.də/ us  
C1 a list of matters to be discussed at a meeting: There were several important items on the agenda. The question of security is high on the agenda for this afternoon's meeting.C2 a list of aims or possible future achievements: Women's rights have been put back on the agenda (= are being discussed publicly again). The subject of safety needs to be placed high on/at the top of the agenda (= must be discussed because it is very important). Education was placed firmly on the political agenda in the prime minister's weekend speech.
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