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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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With one of the strongest Man Booker Prize short lists in recent memory, we anticipate a closely matched and fluctuating betting market.
Hungary, India, and Canada to review entries and select the short list.
As may be the fact that, in the year that many commentators pronounced the death of Young British Art over the smoldering ashes of the Momart warehouse fire that torched several key YBA works in May, the short list predominantly privileges tenacity over velocity.
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:
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.
For that category, there is no short list, and the judges will reveal the name of the recipient on the night.
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.