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agenda

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin agenda (things which ought to be done), future passive participle (gerundive) of agō (I do, act, make).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agenda (plural agendas)

  1. (now rare) plural form of agendum
  2. A temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to.
    • July 18 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises[1]
      Where the Joker preys on our fears of random, irrational acts of terror, Bane has an all-consuming, dictatorial agenda that’s more stable and permanent, a New World Order that’s been planned out with the precision of a military coup.
  3. A list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting).
  4. A notebook used to organize and maintain such plans or lists, an agenda book, an agenda planner.
    • 2005, Linda Wilmshurst, Alan W. Brue, A Parent's Guide To Special Education: Insider Advice On How To Navigate The System And Help Your Child Succeed, ISBN 0814472834, page 145
      A homework agenda, sometimes called a student planner, is a notebook often used to help your child keep track of daily homework assignments.
    • 2011, Spencer Marc Aronfeld, Make It Your Own Law Firm: The Ultimate Law Student's Guide to Owning, Managing, and Marketing Your Own Successful Law Firm, AuthorHouse, page 12
      It may be better to simply buy an agenda at the drug store for five dollars, but you need to keep this stuff accurate.
    • 2011, David Campos, Rocio Delgado, Mary Esther Huerta, Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ISBN 1416612726, page 160
      The children will use an agenda book that the school provides to organize their homework information. Before leaving for home, the children will neatly write their assignments and related directions in their agendas.

Usage notesEdit

The word agenda is the Latin plural of agendum, but in English the word agenda is usually taken as a singular, and item on the agenda used for individual things in the list.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin agenda, substantive use of the neuter plural of agendus (which ought to be done), future passive participle (gerundive) of agō (I do, act, make).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Eastern Catalan) IPA(key): [əˈʒendə]
  • (Western Catalan) IPA(key): [aˈtʃenda]

NounEdit

agenda f (plural agendes)

  1. agenda; calendar (a list of planned events, organized by time)
  2. planner (a notebook in which one keeps notations of appointments and contacts)
  3. agenda (a list of planned items for discussion at a meeting)
  4. (economics) A list of planned projects that are to be done as funds become available.

HyponymsEdit

  • (a list of planned events, organized by time): calendari (a list of planned events for a given year)

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch agendaboec, itself from Latin agenda (things which ought to be done) (from the verb agō (act, do)) + boec (book) (modern Dutch boek).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agenda m (plural agenda's, diminutive agendaatje n)

  1. A calendar, an organizer, a booklet or other device where one notes down one’s schedule, appointments etc.
  2. An agenda (list of matters at a meeting)

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

agenda

  1. An agenda

DeclensionEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin agenda, substantive use of the neuter plural of agendus (which ought to be done), future passive participle (gerundive) of agō (I do, act, make).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agenda m (plural agendas)

  1. organiser, appointment book, engagement book.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

agenda f (plural agende)

  1. diary
  2. planner (notebook)

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

agenda

  1. nominative feminine singular of agendus
  2. nominative neuter plural of agendus
  3. accusative neuter plural of agendus
  4. vocative feminine singular of agendus
  5. vocative neuter plural of agendus

agendā

  1. ablative feminine singular of agendus

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin agenda (what ought to be done).

NounEdit

agenda m (definite singular agendaen, indefinite plural agendaer, definite plural agendaene)

  1. an agenda

ReferencesEdit

  • “agenda” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin agenda (what ought to be done).

NounEdit

agenda m (definite singular agendaen, indefinite plural agendaer or agendaar, definite plural agendaene or agendaane)

  1. an agenda

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin agenda.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agenda f (plural agendas)

  1. schedule (time-based plan of events)
  2. booklet where an schedule is kept.
  3. planner; a personal phone book; an organizer

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin agenda, substantive use of the neuter plural of agendus (which ought to be done), future passive participle (gerundive) of agō (I do, act, make).

NounEdit

agenda f (plural agendas)

  1. An agenda

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin agenda (what ought to be done).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agenda c

  1. an agenda

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The agenda for a meeting is normally called dagordning. The word agenda is more often used in the abstract sense of somebody's "political agenda".