principal item


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principal item

[′prin·sə·pəl ′īd·əm]
(engineering)
Item which, because of its major importance, requires detailed analysis and examination of all factors affecting its supply and demand, as well as an unusual degree of supervision; its selection is based upon such criteria as strategic importance, high monetary value, unusual complexity of issue, and procurement difficulties.
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In the case of 1993, the principal item was an extraordinary loss resulting from the .
Over and above this, Hariri and Nasrallah should urge Michel Sleiman to resume the national dialogue sessions, the principal item of discussion being the shielding of Lebanon from regional tremors.
The principal item was approving the appointment of Eileen Dyson-Alexander as Conservation Department assistant 1, combining that post with her current job of Board of Health assistant 2.
Their chat is interrupted by the 10 o'clock news on the TV in the corner in which the principal item is the Prime Minister on Westminster Bridge, threatening to jump into the Thames.
update; the principal item relates to the costs of the terminated Offer Process
The principal item discussed at the 105th meeting of Council was a draft of the ACF's 10 Year Strategy.
This development, concerning related matters, is covered in the Reflections to the report of the principal item.
The rebels have said they want their demand for a republic as the principal item at any peace talks.
This powerful cantata, composed as a response to the rise of the Nazis, was the principal item in a concert that deserved a much higher attendance.
The principal item decreasing earnings for the quarter was the expected reduction in net interest income on the funds used to pay the special cash distribution of $7.
The principal item to be considered by stockholders at the annual meeting will be a proposed merger by which Pinnacle Entertainment would be acquired by PH Casino Resorts, a subsidiary of Harveys Casino Resorts (an affiliate of Colony Capital LLC), and in which Pinnacle Entertainment's stockholders would be entitled to receive cash for their stock.

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