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shortlist

noun A list of the candidates from the pool of applicants who are to be invited for an interview.
 
verb To place a candidate for a post or job on the (short) list of candidates to be invited for an interview.
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Whilst the judges' shortlist obviously identifies the creme de la creme it has to be emphasised that overall the standard of entries for 2016 was first class and we can look forward to a great evening of celebration at the Awards dinner on the 1st of December.
In addition, the GBP10,000 James Tait Black fiction prize shortlist of four titles includes Beatlebone by Kevin Barry, a fictionalised version of John Lennon's journey to an Irish island; The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall, a look at an attempt to reintroduce grey wolves to the UK; The First Bad Man, a debut novel by screenwriter Miranda July; and Benjamin Markovits's You Don't Have to Live Like This.
If there is to be an all-women shortlist, then this should only be because the local party wants it and is able to shortlist those sisters who have solid track records of working for the party and Labour movement.
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney has failed to make the 10-player shortlist, as has David Beckham, Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, and Chelsea duo Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba.
Former Birmingham city councillor Mike Olley, has been campaigning for the Police Commissioner job for more than a year, but has been left off the shortlist.
But he praised his constituency members who made the "pragmatic and honest" decision to reluctantly accept the shortlist in order to speed up the selection process.
John Smith I am one of the many Labour Party members who are opposed to the imposition of all-women shortlists.
I don't agree with all-women shortlists but I would love to see more women in Parliament.
We have competed against some of the other practices on the shortlist and you are always at a slight disadvantage if you don't have a certain reputation behind you.
These shortlists were drawn up by panels of experts from across the fmcg and retail worlds led by Rita Clifton, chair of Interbrand, Roger Peddar, chairman of C&J Clarke, P&G logistics director Chris Poole, and John Ballington of Unilever UK Home & Personal Care.
Having the shortlist of vendors provides the potential acquisition target.
A WACKY alternative to the Olympics, an attraction dedicated to Doctor Who and the latest Welsh club to enter the Premier League have all made the shortlist for a national tourism award.