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English definition of “waiting list”

waiting list

noun [C]    /ˈweɪ·t̬ɪŋ ˌlɪst/
a list of people who asked for something that is not available now but that might be in the future : The flight is full , but I can put you on the waiting list in case someone cancels .
(Definition of waiting list noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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