Definition of short list noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

short list

 noun
(also shortlist)noun
NAmE//ˈʃɔrtlɪst//
 
[usually singular]
 
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a small number of candidates for a job, etc., who have been chosen from all the people who applied to draw up a short list a short list for a literary prize She is on my short list of great singers.

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