agenda - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    all the things that need to be done or that need to be thought about or solved
    high on the/your/his/her etc agenda:

    We need to put efficiency high on the agenda.

    at the top of the/your/his/her etc agenda:

    Getting fit is at the top of my agenda.

    be on the agenda:

    Cutting the number of workers is not on the agenda.

    the political agenda:

    Funding the health service is now back on the political agenda.

    set the agenda (=influence or decide what will be done next):

    He has set the agenda for future work in this field.

    1. a.
      a plan or aim that is kept secret

      The Minister seems to have her own agenda.

      There is no secret agenda to increase taxes.

  2. 2
    a list of things that people will discuss at a meeting
    on the agenda:

    Let’s move to the last item on the agenda.