from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A single item, especially of a legislative appropriations bill: Most governors have the power to veto line items of the proposed state budget.
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- n. An item appearing on a single line in any schedule of information.
- n. An item of revenue or expenditure in a budget or other financial statement or report.
- n. A budget appropriation.
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- n. an item in an appropriation bill
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