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waiting list

noun [C]  us   /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.
Translations of “waiting list”
in Chinese (Traditional) 等候者名單…
in Russian список ожидающих очереди…
in Turkish bekleme listesi, yedekler listesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等候者名单…
in Polish lista oczekujących…
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