longlist

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long·list

 (lông′lĭst′, lŏng′-)
n.
A list of items or candidates that have been selected for consideration, as for an award, before being reduced to a shortlist.

[On the model of shortlist.]
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In the past few weeks, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced its longlists for the 'Literature', 'Young Author', 'Critical Studies', 'Development of Nations', and 'Children's Literature' categories.
In the past few weeks, the Shaikh Zayed Book Award has announced its longlists for the 'Literature', 'Young Author', 'Critical Studies', 'Development of Nations', and 'Children's Literature' categories.
A source at the NTAs said the longlists were "compiled by TV ratings".
Caroline Cooper, manager of SAY award producers the SMIA, said: "You only have to look at the longlists from the previous three years to see the standard of music being produced in Scotland.
A number of this year's longlisted authors have appeared on previous IPAF longlists and shortlists.
The foundation initiated longlists for the awards last year in an attempt to generate the kind of attention given to Britain's Man Booker Prize.
The longlists of books written in English and Welsh have been announced for The Wales Book of the Year 2009.