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  • n. A list of candidates that has been generated from a longer list (a long list)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a list of applicants winnowed from a longer list who have been deemed suitable and from which the successful person will be chosen


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  •    Morwen nodded, and she gave Cimorene the short list of basket-control commands.

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