Backlist definitions

băk'lĭst'
A publisher's list of older titles kept in print.
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To place (a title) on a backlist.
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All the books of a publisher that are kept in print over a relatively long period of time.
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To include in a backlist.
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To hold back a student's application (to a college etc.) based on whether a preferred candidate declines their offer.

I have not heard back from the college yet: I must have been backlisted.

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(publishing) To place (a book) on a backlist.
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(publishing) A list of older books available from a publisher, as opposed to the frontlist of more recent titles.
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Origin of backlist

back +‎ list