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listnoun [C]

 us   /lɪst/

list noun [C] (RECORD)

a record of short pieces of information usually arranged one below the other so that they can be read easily or counted: I have a long list of things we need to get for our new house.

listverb

 us   /lɪst/

list verb (LEAN)

[I] (esp. of a ship) to lean to one side: The tanker is listing badly and may sink.

list verb (RECORD)

[T] to make a record of short pieces of information, usually arranging one below the other so that they can be read easily or counted: The professor gave us a handout in which she listed the books we were supposed to read for the course.
Translations of “list”
in Arabic قائمة…
in Korean 목록…
in Malaysian senarai…
in French liste…
in Turkish liste, cetvel…
in Italian elenco, lista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 記錄, 名單,目錄, 清單…
in Russian список…
in Polish lista, spis…
in Vietnamese danh sách…
in Spanish lista…
in Portuguese lista…
in Thai บัญชีรายชื่อ…
in German die Liste…
in Catalan llista…
in Japanese リスト, 一覧表…
in Indonesian daftar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记录, 名单,目录, 清单…
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