n (list of) matters of business to be discussed at a meeting, etc 在会议上要讨论的事项（单）; 议事单; 议程表
*What is the next item on the agenda? 议程表上的下一项是什么?
* The agenda for the meeting is as follows.... 这次会议的议程如下....
1600-1700; Language: Latin;Origin:'things to be done'
, from agere; AGENT
a list of problems or subjects that a government, organization etc is planning to deal withbe high on the agenda/be top of the agenda
(=be one of the most important problems to deal with) Measures to combat terrorism will be high on the agenda. The government set an agenda for constitutional reform.political/economic/legislative/domestic etc agenda Our Centre has limited its research agenda to four areas.
the ideas that a political party thinks are important and the things that party aims to achieve The Republicans have stuck to their conservative agenda.
a list of the subjects to be discussed at a meeting the next item (=subject) on the agenda
1. What is the next item on the agenda? 议程表上的下一项是什麽?
2. The theme that families are changing in similar ways, even in very different cultures, should bring about new thinking on social policy, experts say, and in particular an increase in the importance of families in the agenda of governments. 专家说，即使在差异很大的文化里，家庭改变的方式也类似，这一看法应当促使人们重新思考社会政策，政府的议事日程尤其应该更多地考虑家庭问题。