Shortlist definition

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A list of preferable items or candidates that have been selected for final consideration, as in making an award or filling a position.
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The definition of a shortlist is a list of people or things for a final choice.

An example of a shortlist is the final list of people eligible to run for student body president.

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(chiefly brit.) To place on a shortlist.
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Shortlist is defined as to place someone or something on the final list from which a selection will be made.

An example of shortlist is to put a film on the final list for a movie award.

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A list of those candidates for a position, award, etc. not eliminated in the preliminary selection process, from which the final choice will be made.
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To place something on a short list.
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