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i·tem·ize / ˈītəˌmīz/ • v. [tr.] present as a list of individual items: I have itemized the morning's tasks. ∎  break down (a whole) into its constituent parts: [as adj.] (itemized) an itemized bill. ∎  specify (an individual item or items). DERIVATIVES: i·tem·i·za·tion / ˌītəmiˈzāshən/ n. i·tem·iz·er n.

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To individually state each item or article.

Frequently used in tax accounting, an itemized account or claim separately lists amounts that add up to the final sum of the total account on claim.

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