Translation of item in Spanish:

item

Pronunciation: /ˈaɪtəm/

n

  • 1.1 (article) [Busn] artículo (m); (in collection) pieza (f); (on agenda) punto (m) I would like to order items 47 and 68 desearía encargar or pedir los artículos 47 y 68 many items at half price muchos artículos a mitad de precio there were a large number of items on the agenda había gran cantidad de puntos a tratar en el orden del día items of clothing prendas (fpl) de vestir items of furniture muebles (mpl) allergy to particular food items alergia (f) a determinados alimentos to be an item (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] ser* una pareja
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    • The company has found a hole in its accounts relating to the way it has accounted for certain revenue items.
    • Certainly, it might seldom be possible to find repair costs as a separate item in the accounts.
    • The item appearing on the account will be queried by the credit card provider with a view to recouping the cost.
    1.2 (in newspaper) artículo (m); (in show) número (m) news item noticia (f)
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    • Anyone wishing to donate saleable items to the auction can contact any of the following members to arrange collection.
    • Rate the following items on a scale of 1 to 5.
    • Hannah paced through the busy crowds towards a small shop that sold every item of clothing under the sun.
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    • Yesterday, I saw an item on CNN Headline News that made me look around the net for some details.
    • When a story like this is promoted to the lead item on national news bulletins, you know that all perspective has gone out of the window.
    • Neither the news item nor the editorial contain much more than anecdotes.

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