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Definitions of agenda

  1. a list of matters to be taken up ( as at a meeting)
  2. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
  3. of Agendum
  4. Things to be done: a memorandum- book: a ritual.
  5. Things to be done: a memorandum- book in which agenda are noted down.
  6. Transactions; things done and recorded.
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Quotes of agenda

  1. The source of wealth is from individuals with little or no history of interest in the game, who have happened upon football as a means of serving some hidden agenda – Sepp Blatter
  2. Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness. – Susan Faludi
  3. It was necessary, as a black historian, to have a personal agenda – John Hope Franklin
  4. The heart of the security agenda is protecting lives- and we now know that the number of people who will die of AIDS in the first decade of the 21st Century will rival the number that died in all the wars in all the decades of the 20th century. – Al Gore
  5. This is about Floridians saying what's most important to them and making sure that we create an agenda that we can drive and deliver back in Washington, D. C. So it's very exciting. – Katherine Harris
  6. Privatization of the state -owned economy is not yet on the agenda We cannot do it immediately; my colleagues would not agree to it. But we must put all forms of ownership on an equal footing immediately and let different types of ownership compete with the state firms. – Vaclav Klaus
  7. On the one hand, the financial projection is on the agenda we will see if this problem can be resolved or not. I think it is a right idea to stage a special summit, which would deal with the question of priorities of European politics. – Angela Merkel
  8. It is no secret that our tax code is drastically outdated and burdensome to all Americans. Fortunately, more and more people are aware daily of the inequities that arise from things such as the estate tax, and it has come to the forefront of Congress' agenda – Jeff Miller
  9. 'Yes' is a far more potent word than 'no' in American politics. By adopting the positions which animate the political agenda for the other side, one can disarm them and leave them sputtering with nothing to say. – Dick Morris
  10. I spend a good portion of my dinner -party conversation defending America because no matter what the political agenda it's still a fantastic, amazing place. – Gwyneth Paltrow
  11. You can't just have slogans, you can't just have catchy phrases. You have to have an agenda And I think what the Republican Party has to do, if it's going to incorporate the tea party efforts in it, is to come up with an agenda that the American people can see, touch, and actually believe in, and something they believe in. – Colin Powell
  12. When religious leaders get involved in elections, it is usually with a reactionary social agenda – Elizabeth Joan Smith
  13. Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda – Bennie Thompson
  14. TV's "real" agenda is to be "liked," because if you like what you're seeing, you'll stay tuned. TV is completely unabashed about this; it's its sole raison. – David Foster Wallace
  15. It is impossible to deny that Christians and Muslims have a common agenda here: both faiths have at their heart the living image of a community raised up by God's call to reveal to the world what God's purpose is for humanity. – Rowan D. Williams

Usage examples for agenda

  1. This would, of course, not have to include any definite proposals of a territorial nature, as these questions should form part of the agenda of the peace negotiations. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  2. We took the liberty of drawing up an agenda for this meeting." – Super Man and the Bug Out by Cory Doctorow
  3. Now, in addition, there is one pressing need which I have not previously covered, but which must be placed on the national agenda – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. As mentioned above, the question of demilitarized zones will certainly be one of the items of the agenda of the Conference on Disarmament. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  5. In discussing these great goals, I shall deal tonight only with matters on the domestic side of the Nation's agenda – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  6. As such zones are specifically mentioned in Articles 9 and 10 of the Protocol there is no doubt that this is one of the questions that would be on the agenda – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  7. Both the successes and the setbacks of the past year remain on our agenda of unfinished business. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  8. As the agenda was prepared by the General Committee, the action of the president was in effect a ruling that a question not placed by that committee upon the paper could not be proposed from the floor. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  9. What's next on the agenda – Anchorite by Randall Garrett
  10. The number he was, the more he could function, not that bereft of agenda he needed to do anything apart from engaging in a departure that he hoped would bring him peace of mind. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  11. As a rule, therefore, the proceedings followed closely the agenda a resolution was proposed, seconded, and supported as had been arranged, and was then carried unanimously. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  12. That was when Tam realized she was finally getting around to the real agenda of the meeting. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  13. Of this nature were motions that the Executive Committee should be chosen by the Council; that amendments to the agenda and further resolutions might be proposed at Council meetings; that the agenda should be prepared by the General, instead of the Executive, Committee; and that the Executive Committee should not have power to nominate its own members. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  14. But even if the Convention were to show itself reluctant to give to a select committee so large a power as this of preparing an agenda paper, it still would be possible to refer to such a committee the subject- matter of so many of the resolutions as might chance, when put upon their passage, to fail by a narrow vote. – A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer by William Reed Huntington
  15. Maybe he'd deliberately waited before getting down to his real agenda – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  16. One of the most pathetic things in the volumes that cover his life is the constant reference to agenda things he was to do. – Letters from a Father to His Son Entering College by Charles Franklin Thwing
  17. It depressed me to see it happen, for next on Joan's agenda for Braun was an entry into politics as a fighting liberal- a New Dealer twenty years too late. – One-Shot by James Benjamin Blish
  18. The measures I have outlined in this message set an agenda for truly significant progress for this Nation and the world in 1974. Before we chart where we are going, let us see how far we have come. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  19. " We don't have an agenda to hand out today," Martin said with uncharacteristic seriousness. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  20. While the resolution was adopted, it was pointed out in the discussion that the Council has a perfectly free hand in the matter and that the requests of the Assembly regarding the agenda were nothing more than requests. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller

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