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1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a list of suitable applicants for a job, post, etc, from which the successful candidate will be selected
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to put (someone) on a short 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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|Noun||1.||short list - 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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