on the critical list


: very sick or injured and likely to die
patients who are on the critical list
sometimes used figuratively
a government program that is on the critical list

Examples of on the critical list in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are no vaccines for any of the four fungal infections on the critical list. Jen Christensen, CNN, 7 Feb. 2023

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“On the critical list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20critical%20list. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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