line item

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noun

the distinct title of an entry or account as it appears on a separate line in a bookkeeping ledger or a fiscal budget.

Related formsline-i·tem, adjective
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Contemporary Examples of line item

  • Under the Constitution, of course, there is no line-item veto; a president either signs or vetoes an entire bill.

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    A Word on "Obamabot"-ism

    Michael Tomasky

    May 1, 2013

Historical Examples of line item