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shortlist

verb [T, usually passive] ( also short list, short-list)
 
 
/ˈʃɔːtlɪst/
to put someone on a shortlist: I have applied for numerous management jobs and, despite fulfilling the criteria, have never been shortlisted.shortlist sb for sth Two companies have been shortlisted for the contract.shortlist sb to do sth He is one of two candidates shortlisted to succeed the chairman.
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