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a-list

  • noun a list of names of specially favored people
    • the boss gave me his A-list of people we should try to recruit
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Black list

  • a list of persons who are for some reason thought deserving of censure or punishment; esp. a list of persons stigmatized as insolvent or untrustworthy, made for the protection of tradesmen or employers. See Blacklist, v. t.
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Check list

  • a list or catalogue by which things may be verified, or on which they may be checked.
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Civil list

  • noun a sum of money voted by British Parliament each year for the expenses of the British royal family
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  • (Great Britain & U.S.), the civil officers of government, as judges, ambassadors, secretaries, etc. Hence, the revenues or appropriations of public money for the support of the civil officers. More recently, the civil list, in England, embraces only the expenses of the reigning monarch's household.
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class list

  • noun a list issued by examiners that categorizes students according to the class of honours they achieved in their degree examinations
    class list.
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distribution list

  • noun list of names to whom a communication should be sent
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Free list

  • noun a list of commodities that are not subject to tariffs
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  • . (a) A list of articles admitted to a country free of duty . (b) A list of persons admitted to any entertainment, as a theater or opera, without payment, or to whom a periodical, or the like, is furnished without cost.
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grocery list

  • noun a list of heterogenous items that someone wants
    grocery list.
    • the union came to the table with a whole grocery list of demands
  • noun a list of groceries to be purchased
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hit list

  • noun a list of victims to be eliminated (as by murder)
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honours list

  • noun a list issued by examiners that categorizes students according to the class of honours they achieved in their degree examinations
    class list.
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list price

  • noun the selling price of something as stated in a catalogue or price list; often subject to discounts
    • I got it at 30% off the list price
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list processing

  • noun processing data that is given in the form of chained lists
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list system

  • noun based on the principle of proportional representation; voters choose between party lists, the number elected from each list being determined by the percentage cast for each list out of the total vote
    scrutin de liste system; scrutin de liste.
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list-processing language

  • noun a flexible procedure-oriented programing language that manipulates symbols in the form of lists
    LISP.
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listed security

  • noun a security that has been accepted for trading by one of the organized and registered securities exchanges in the US
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Lloyd's list

  • a publication of the latest news respecting shipping matters, with lists of vessels, etc., made under the direction of Lloyd's. Brande & C.
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mailing list

  • noun a list of names and addresses to which advertising material is mailed
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play list

  • noun a list of musical selections for performance or for broadcast by radio
    playlist.
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Price current, ∨ Price list

  • a statement or list of the prevailing prices of merchandise, stocks, specie, bills of exchange, etc., published statedly or occasionally.
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price list

  • noun a listing of prices for different goods or services
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push-down list

  • noun a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
    stack; push-down stack.
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Retired list

  • (Mil. & Naval), a list of officers, who, by reason of advanced age or other disability, are relieved from active service, but still receive a specified amount of pay from the government.
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shopping list

  • noun a list of items to be purchased
  • noun a list of heterogenous items that someone wants
    grocery list.
    • the union came to the table with a whole grocery list of demands
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short list

  • noun a list of applicants winnowed from a longer list who have been deemed suitable and from which the successful person will be chosen
    shortlist.
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Sick list

  • noun a list of those who are ill (e.g. on a warship or in a regiment etc)
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  • a list containing the names of the sick.
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Stock list

  • noun a detailed list of all the items in stock
    inventory.
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  • a list of stocks, or shares, dealt in, of transactions, and of prices.
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To enter the lists

  • to accept a challenge, or engage in contest.
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To list a stock

  • (Stock Exchange), to put it in the list of stocks called at the meeting of the board.
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waiting list

  • noun a roster of those waiting to obtain something
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wish list

  • noun a list of events that you wish would occur
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