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English definition of “list”

list

noun [C]  /lɪst/ us  

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.

list

verb  /lɪst/ us  

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.
(Definition of list from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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