Definition of 'shortlist'
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They have drawn up a shortlist of bidders and an outcome is expected soon. The Sun (2007)Troubles was chosen by a public poll from a shortlist of six chosen by a panel. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The problem is not confined to any one shortlist. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The shortlist is being put out for consultation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The shortlist this year dispenses with fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The association will interview these and shortlist a handful. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The public only get a vote about which artists go on the final shortlist. The Sun (2008)An expert judging panel have sifted through the nominations and drawn up a shortlist of four teams. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These views were used when we drew up a shortlist of six potential suppliers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The aim is to choose one from the shortlist and then persuade people to adopt it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will be interesting to see who comes to us and we will put a shortlist together. The Sun (2012)He and the four others on the shortlist were interviewed by an independent panel. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had been due to release the final shortlist this month. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is a shortlist of about six. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It came down to a shortlist of one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It had been expected that only two groups would make it to the final shortlist. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The board meet today to draw up a shortlist and hope to have a new boss by the weekend. The Sun (2008)There were some good artists on the Turner shortlist that year. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Put together a shortlist, then contact the auctioneer to arrange viewings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She also thinks that it is galling for the writers who publicly fail to make the September shortlist. Times, Sunday Times (2006)More than 30 applicants have been reduced to a shortlist and the post should be filled next month. Times, Sunday Times (2007)From this you can measure experience and qualifications against those that you require, and produce a shortlist for interview. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'm just glad that being on the shortlist means more people have heard the album than would have done. The Sun (2010)This year 's shortlist reflects today's calmer mood. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I say man because, unusually, the shortlist for the job is publicly known. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'shortlist'
British English: shortlist /ˈʃɔːtˌlɪst/ NOUN
A shortlist is a list of people or things which have been chosen from a larger group, for example for a job or a prize. The successful person or thing is then chosen from the small group.
Eight suppliers are on the shortlist for the contract.
- American English: shortlist
- Arabic: قاَئِمَةُ مُرْشَحِيـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: pré-seleção
- Chinese: 入围名单
- Croatian: uži izbor
- Czech: užší výběr
- Danish: slutliste
- Dutch: shortlist
- European Spanish: preselección
- Finnish: esikarsinnan läpäisseet hakijat
- French: présélection
- German: Auswahlliste
- Greek: κατάσταση ονομάτων
- Italian: rosa dei candidati
- Japanese: 選抜候補者リスト
- Korean: 최종선발 후보자 명단
- Norwegian: kortliste
- Polish: lista skrócona
- European Portuguese: pré-selecção
- Romanian: listă preferențială
- Russian: окончательный список
- Spanish: preselección
- Swedish: slutlista
- Thai: คนหรือสิ่งที่ได้รับการคัดเลือก
- Turkish: ön eleme listesi
- Ukrainian: список відібраних кандидатів
- Vietnamese: danh sách sơ tuyển
Definition of shortlist from the Collins English Dictionary
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