on the critical list

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Definition of on the critical list

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

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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. 2020.

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