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Definition of short-list verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] short-list somebody/something (for something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they short-list he / she / it short-lists past simple short-listed -ing form short-listing
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to put someone or something on a short list for a job, prize, etc. Candidates who are short-listed for the job will be contacted by the end of the week. Her novel was short-listed for the award.

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