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English definition of “shortlist”

shortlist

noun [C]
 
/ˈʃɔːtlɪst/ UK
a list of people who are competing for a prize, job, etc, who have already been chosen from a larger list: to be on the shortlist Classifying and creating orderRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
shortlist verb [T] UK shortlisted candidates
(Definition of shortlist from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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