short list


short list

noun

: 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.

Full Definition of SHORT LIST

:  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

First Known Use of SHORT LIST

1927

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