Definition of Line item

1. Noun. An item in an appropriation bill. "Some governors can veto line items in their state budgets"

Generic synonyms: Item, Point
Group relationships: Appropriation Bill

Definition of Line item

1. Noun. An item appearing on a single line in any schedule of information. ¹

2. Noun. (accounting) An item of revenue or expenditure in a budget or other financial statement or report. ¹

3. Noun. (government) A budget appropriation. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Line Item

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line in the sand
line integral
line integrals
line item (current term)
line items
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line of Gennari
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line of beauty
line of best fit

Literary usage of Line item

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1. General Explanation of Tax Legislation Enacted in 1998: Report of the Joint edited by William Roth, Bill Archer (2000)
"The line item Veto Act provides that the Joint Committee on Taxation is ... Explanation of Provision Pursuant to the provisions of the line item Veto Act as ..."

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