The most powerful agenda, of course, is that of the chief executive.
Not, of course, if you have $487 to spend on the record-setting price tag attached to a premium orchestra seat.
Over the course of these novels, the style becomes increasingly parsimonious, reaching its apotheosis in The Golden Bowl.
late 13c., "onward movement," from Old French cors (12c.) "course; run, running; flow of a river," from Latin cursus "a running race or course," from curs- past participle stem of currere "to run" (see current (adj.)).
Most extended senses (meals, etc.) are present in 14c. Academic meaning "planned series of study" is c.1600 (in French from 14c.). Phrase of course is attested from 1540s; literally "of the ordinary course;" earlier in same sense was bi cours (c.1300).
16c., from course (n.). Related: Coursed; coursing.