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Meaning of “list” in the English Dictionary

"list" in British English

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listnoun

uk   us   /lɪst/
  • list noun (RECORD)

A2 [C] a ​record of ​shortpieces of ​information, such as people's ​names, usually written or ​printed with a ​single thing on each ​line and often ​ordered in a way that makes a ​particular thing ​easy to ​find: a shopping list Is ​yourname on the list? I've made a list of ​places I'd like to ​visit while we're in Paris.

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listverb

uk   us   /lɪst/
  • list verb (MAKE RECORD)

B2 [T] to make a list, or to ​include something in a list: I've listed some ​usefulreadingmaterial on the ​handout.

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  • list verb (COMPANY)

[T] to make a company's sharesavailable on a ​particularfinancialmarket: Last ​year, eight new ​companies were listed on the Lahore ​stockexchange.
(Definition of list from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"list" in American English

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listnoun [C]

 us   /lɪst/
  • list noun [C] (RECORD)

a ​record of ​shortpieces of ​information usually ​arranged one below the other so that they can be ​readeasily 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 ​shortpieces of ​information, usually ​arranging one below the other so that they can be ​readeasily 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)

"list" in Business English

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listnoun [C]

uk   us   /lɪst/
a ​record of ​shortpieces of ​information, such as people's ​names, usually written or ​printed with a ​single thing on each ​line and often ​ordered in a way that makes a particular thing ​easy to ​find: a list of possible ​candidates for the ​job I've made a list of this week's ​orders.on a list Is your ​name on the list? New ​office furniture is not high on our list of ​priorities.

listverb

uk   us   /lɪst/
[T] to make a list, or to ​include something in a list: I've listed some useful reading ​material on the ​handout.
[I or T] STOCK MARKET to make a company's ​sharesavailable on a particular ​stockmarket: list sth on/in sth Eight new ​companies were listed on the Lahore ​stockexchange. A ​growingnumber of Latin American ​companies have their ​shares listed in the US. Many have decided not to list in New York, mainly because of the high ​cost of ​regulatorycompliance there.
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[I or T] US COMMERCE when something lists, or is listed, at a particular ​price, it is for ​sale at that ​price: list (sth) at/for sth The ​property in W 4th Street has just been listed at over $2 million.
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(Definition of list from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “list”
in Korean 목록…
in Arabic قائمة…
in Malaysian senarai…
in French liste…
in Russian список…
in Chinese (Traditional) 記錄, 名單,目錄, 清單…
in Italian elenco, lista…
in Turkish liste, cetvel…
in Polish lista, spis…
in Spanish lista…
in Vietnamese danh sách…
in Portuguese lista…
in Thai บัญชีรายชื่อ…
in German die Liste…
in Catalan llista…
in Japanese リスト, 一覧表…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记录, 名单,目录, 清单…
in Indonesian daftar…
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