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short-list

 (shôrt′lĭst′)
tr.v. short-list·ed, short-list·ing, short-lists
To include on a shortlist: short-listed five candidates for the job opening.

short-list


Past participle: short-listed
Gerund: short-listing

Imperative
short-list
short-list
Present
I short-list
you short-list
he/she/it short-lists
we short-list
you short-list
they short-list
Preterite
I short-listed
you short-listed
he/she/it short-listed
we short-listed
you short-listed
they short-listed
Present Continuous
I am short-listing
you are short-listing
he/she/it is short-listing
we are short-listing
you are short-listing
they are short-listing
Present Perfect
I have short-listed
you have short-listed
he/she/it has short-listed
we have short-listed
you have short-listed
they have short-listed
Past Continuous
I was short-listing
you were short-listing
he/she/it was short-listing
we were short-listing
you were short-listing
they were short-listing
Past Perfect
I had short-listed
you had short-listed
he/she/it had short-listed
we had short-listed
you had short-listed
they had short-listed
Future
I will short-list
you will short-list
he/she/it will short-list
we will short-list
you will short-list
they will short-list
Future Perfect
I will have short-listed
you will have short-listed
he/she/it will have short-listed
we will have short-listed
you will have short-listed
they will have short-listed
Future Continuous
I will be short-listing
you will be short-listing
he/she/it will be short-listing
we will be short-listing
you will be short-listing
they will be short-listing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been short-listing
you have been short-listing
he/she/it has been short-listing
we have been short-listing
you have been short-listing
they have been short-listing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been short-listing
you will have been short-listing
he/she/it will have been short-listing
we will have been short-listing
you will have been short-listing
they will have been short-listing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been short-listing
you had been short-listing
he/she/it had been short-listing
we had been short-listing
you had been short-listing
they had been short-listing
Conditional
I would short-list
you would short-list
he/she/it would short-list
we would short-list
you would short-list
they would short-list
Past Conditional
I would have short-listed
you would have short-listed
he/she/it would have short-listed
we would have short-listed
you would have short-listed
they would have short-listed
Translations

short-list

[ˈʃɔːtˈlɪst] VT to short-list sbpreseleccionar a algn, poner a algn en la lista de candidatos a entrevistar

short-list

[ˈʃɔːtˌlɪst] vtincludere nella graduatoria finale (Brit) (for job) → includere nella rosa dei candidati

short

(ʃoːt) adjective
1. not long. You look nice with your hair short; Do you think my dress is too short?
2. not tall; smaller than usual. a short man.
3. not lasting long; brief. a short film; in a very short time; I've a very short memory for details.
4. not as much as it should be. When I checked my change, I found it was 20 cents short.
5. (with of) not having enough (money etc). Most of us are short of money these days.
6. (of pastry) made so that it is crisp and crumbles easily.
adverb
1. suddenly; abruptly. He stopped short when he saw me.
2. not as far as intended. The shot fell short.
ˈshortness noun
ˈshortage (-tidʒ) noun
a lack; the state of not having enough. a shortage of water.
ˈshorten verb
to make or become shorter. The dress is too long – we'll have to shorten it.
ˈshortening noun
(especially American) the fat used for making pastry.
ˈshortly adverb
soon. He will be here shortly; Shortly after that, the police arrived.
shorts noun plural
short trousers for men or women.
ˈshortbread noun
a kind of crisp, crumbling biscuit.
ˌshort-ˈchange verb
to cheat (a buyer) by giving him too little change.
short circuit the missing out by an electric current of a part of an electrical circuit (verb ˌshort-ˈcircuit)
ˈshortcoming noun
a fault.
ˈshortcut noun
a quicker way between two places. I'm in a hurry – I'll take a shortcut across the field.
ˈshorthand noun
a method of writing rapidly, using strokes, dots etc to represent sounds.
ˌshort-ˈhanded adjective
having fewer workers than are necessary or usual.
ˈshort-list noun
a list of candidates selected from the total number of applicants for a job etc.
verb
to put on a short-list. We've short-listed three of the twenty applicants.
ˌshort-ˈlived (-ˈlivd) , ((American) -ˈlaivd) adjective
living or lasting only for a short time. short-lived insects; short-lived enthusiasm.
ˌshort-ˈrange adjective
1. not reaching a long distance. short-range missiles.
2. not covering a long time. a short-range weather forecast.
ˌshort-ˈsighted adjective
seeing clearly only things that are near. I don't recognize people at a distance because I'm short-sighted.
ˌshort-ˈsightedly adverb
ˌshort-ˈsightedness noun
ˌshort-ˈtempered adjective
easily made angry. My husband is very short-tempered in the mornings.
ˌshort-ˈterm adjective
1. concerned only with the near future. short-term plans.
2. lasting only a short time. a short-term loan.
by a short head
by a very small amount. to win by a short head.
for short
as an abbreviation. His name is Victor, but we call him Vic for short.
go short
to cause oneself not to have enough of something. Save this carton for tomorrow, or else we'll go short (of milk).
in short
in a few words.
in short supply
not available in sufficient quantity. Fresh vegetables are in short supply.
make short work of
to dispose of very quickly. The children made short work of the ice-cream.
run short
1. (of a supply) to become insufficient. Our money is running short.
2. (with of) not to have enough. We're running short of money.
short and sweet
His reply was short and sweet: `Get out!' he shouted.
short for
an abbreviation of. `Phone' is short for `telephone'; What is `Ltd.' short for?
short of
not as far as or as much as. Our total came to just short of $1,000; We stopped five miles short of London.
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