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short-list

short-list
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [shawrt list]
    • /ʃɔrt lɪst/
    • /ʃɔːt lɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shawrt list]
    • /ʃɔrt lɪst/

Definitions of short-list word

  • verb with object short-list to put on a short list. 1
  • noun short-list a list of those people or items preferred or most likely to be chosen, as winnowed from a longer list of possibilities. 1

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Origin of short-list

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Short-list

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

short-list popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for short-list

noun short-list

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