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A listor A-list (ā′lĭst′)
A list or group of the most admired or desirable people, as for a job or social gathering: a private party for Hollywood's A list.
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a. the most socially desirable category
b. (as modifier): an A-list event.Compare B list
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a list of those people or items preferred or most likely to be chosen, as winnowed from a longer list of possibilities.
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