watch list
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈwɒtʃˌlɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈwɒtʃˌlɪst/

Definitions of watchlist word

  • noun watchlist a list of persons or things to watch for possible action in the future: a watch list of possible growth stocks. 1
  • noun watchlist a list of things to be monitored, esp in order to prevent loss, damage, etc 0
  • noun watchlist a list of people or organizations to be kept under surveillance, esp because they are suspected of wrongdoing 0
  • noun watchlist a list of items that are to receive special attention. 0
  • verb watchlist (Transitive Verb) To add to a watchlist. 0

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Origin of watchlist

First appearance:

before 1970
One of the 2% newest English words
First recorded in 1970-75

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Parts of speech for Watchlist


watchlist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

watchlist usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with watchlist

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