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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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MY FINAL CANDIDATE IN THIS SHORT list is Dead Man Walking, Tim Robbins' 1995 film version of Sister Helen Prejean's account of her death row ministry.
Actually, says a Regis insider, there isn't even a short list.
Under the system Liberal Democrats in the West Midlands will vote separately for men and women on an 18-strong short list of would-be candidates for next year's Euro elections.
The IDC Energy Insights Industry Short List objectively evaluates MDMS providers across a set of common MDMS criteria used by utilities including:
The IBP said the President violated the Constitution by failing to appoint from one of the short lists presented to him and by appointing two from a single short list.
In 1997 the Labour Party introduced Women Only short lists and we returned three women to Parliament, in 2001 there were no Women Only short lists and no woman was selected for any of the eight retiring MPs' seats.
Although a handful of candidates have made it to a short list for the top SEC job, the names keep changing, for many reasons.
Former New York Yankees GM Bob Watson has been interviewed twice and is at the top of a short list that also includes New York Mets assistant GM Omar Minaya.
This year's short list - twins Jane and Louise Wilson, Steven Pippin, Steve McQueen, and Tracey Emin - is no different in this respect, with Pippin, at age thirty-eight, the grand old man of the group.
May end up on short list as a courtesy and for creativity.
The study includes essential guidance with specific recommendations for using the short list when evaluating IT suppliers for ETRM.