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short list

noun

Simple Definition of short list

  • : a list of a small number of people or things that have been selected from a larger group and are being considered to receive an award, to get a job, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of short list

  1. :  a limited list of important items or individuals; especially :  a list of candidates for final consideration (as for a position or a prize)

short–list

transitive verb

1927

First Known Use of short list

1927


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