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a·gen·da

 (ə-jĕn′də)
n. pl. a·gen·das
1. A list of things to be discussed in a meeting.
2.
a. A program of things to be done or considered: "King's broadening of the civil rights agenda to include issues of class, income, and employment" (James Carroll).
b. Informal A usually unstated underlying motive: "Everyone has an agenda, whether he or she is honest about it or not" (Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger).
3. A datebook: bought a leather-bound agenda.
4. A plural of agendum.

[From Latin, pl. of agendum, neuter gerundive of agere, to do; see agendum.]
Usage Note: The term agendum has largely been supplanted by its Latin plural agenda, which is treated as a singular noun and denotes a list or program of numerous things, as in The agenda for the meeting has not yet been set. In this use, the plural of agenda is agendas.

agenda

(əˈdʒɛndə)
n
1. (functioning as singular) Also called: agendum a schedule or list of items to be attended to
2. (functioning as plural) Also called: agendas or agendums matters to be attended to, as at a meeting of a committee
[C17: Latin, literally: things to be done, from agere to do]

a•gen•da

(əˈdʒɛn də)

n. formally a pl. of agendum, but usu. used as a sing. with pl. -das or -da.
a list, plan, outline, or the like, of things to be done, matters to be acted or voted upon, etc.
[1745–55; < Latin, pl. of agendum that which is to be done, ger. of agere to do]
usage: agenda, “things to be done,” originally the plural of the Latin gerund agendum, is now treated as a singular noun; the plural is usu. agendas: The agenda is being printed. The agendas of last year's meetings are missing. The singular agendum, while standard, is infrequent.

agenda

things to be done or a list of those things, as a list of the matters to be discussed at a meeting.
See also: Order and Disorder
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agenda - a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended toagenda - a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
fare, menu - an agenda of things to do; "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
2.agenda - a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)agenda - a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
agenda item - one of the items to be considered
order of the day - the order of business for an assembly on a given day

agenda

noun programme, list, plan, schedule, diary, calendar, timetable This is sure to be an item on the agenda next week.
hidden agenda hidden motive, secret plan, secret intention, hidden ploy, ulterior motive They were accused of having a hidden agenda.

agenda

noun
An organized list, as of procedures, activities, or events:
Translations
جَدْوَل أعْمَالجَدْوَل الَأعْمال
programpořad dnepořad jednání
dagsordenprogram
esityslista
dnevni red
napirend
dagskrá, verkaskrá
議事日程
의제
darbotvarkė
dienas/darba kārtība
program rokovania/dňa
agenda
วาระการประชุม
chương trình nghị sự

agenda

[əˈdʒendə] N
1. (at meeting) → orden m del día
on the agendaen el orden del día
2. (fig) environmental issues are high on the party's agendalos asuntos medioambientales ocupan un lugar prominente en el programa político del partido
to have one's own agendatener sus propias prioridades
to set the agendamarcar la pauta

agenda

[əˈdʒɛndə] n
(for meeting)ordre m du jour
the agenda for today's meeting → l'ordre du jour de la réunion d'aujourd'hui
on the agenda → à l'ordre du jour
(= set of priorities) to be high on the agenda → figurer parmi les priorités
the socialist agenda → le programme socialiste
to set the agenda → mener le jeu
to have one's own agenda → avoir son propre programme

agenda

nTagesordnung f; a full agenda (lit)eine umfangreiche Tagesordnung; (fig)ein volles Programm; to set the agenda (lit)die Tagesordnung festlegen; (fig)den Ton angeben; they have their own agendasie haben ihre eigenen Vorstellungen; on the agendaauf dem Programm

agenda

[əˈdʒɛndə] nordine m del giorno, agenda
on the agenda → all'ordine del giorno

agenda

(əˈdʒendə) noun
a list of things to be done, especially at a meeting. What's on the agenda this morning?

agenda

جَدْوَل الَأعْمال pořad jednání dagsorden Tagesordnung ατζέντα agenda esityslista ordre du jour dnevni red agenda 議事日程 의제 agenda dagsorden porządek obrad agenda повестка дня agenda วาระการประชุม gündem chương trình nghị sự 日程
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