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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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Backbencher Fiona Mactaggart said: 'The evidence is that there are some very strong MPs who were elected through all-women short-lists.
Taylor, Bates and Lanning also feature in the short-list for the ICC Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year, along with England's Sarah Taylor and the West Indies duo of Shanel Daley and Deandra Dottin.
The short-listed buildings are Heaton Windmill, the People's Theatre, Shakespeare House, the Wills Building, King John's Palace, Beavan's, Ringtons, St Gabriel's Church, Heaton Road Co-op, Chillingham Road School, Heaton Park Pavilion, High Heaton Library, the Corner House and Hadrian's Wall.
The 50 people on the short-list, whittled down from 34,000 hopefuls, include Ben Southall, a charity fundraiser from Petersfield, Hampshire; Sarah Louise Lane, a writer and photographer from Angel in north London; Holly Smale, a writer from Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire; and Douglas Stidolph, studying entrepreneurship, from Guildford, Surrey.
"I was amazed to be short-listed, especially when Pigtopia was up against all the new novels coming out in the United States last year."
Ex-Rangers boss Walter Smith is favourite for the post, although Gordon Strachan, Bruce Rioch, and Joe Jordan are thought to be short-listed.
Scholes emerged from a board meeting and said: "There has been a vast number of credible applicants and we have short-listed five people.
Amjad Khan said that PESCO is very much keen to have its role in the promotion of various sports including squash and that is why he directed Director Sports PESCO Shahid Hussain to prepare a proper plan under which genuine players would be short-listed as supported so that they could win back laurel for Pakistan.
TELEGRAPH cricket reporter Brian Halford's book "The Real Jeeves" has been short-listed for the Cricket Society/MCC Book of the Year award.
Meanwhile, in the ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year short-list, ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year 2011, Stafanie Taylor, is short-listed alongside fellow West Indian Anisa Mohammed, as well as England pair of Sarah Taylor and Lydia Greenway.
Those with the highest scores were whittled down to a short-list and a panel of judges selected the winners of the 11 awards that were up for grabs - best city centre pub; city centre bar; suburban pub; suburban bar; nightclub; hotel bar; independent venue; university/student bar; Best Bar None; Birmingham Community Safety Partnership Award; and the People's Choice Award - chosen by listeners of BRMB.
A SHORT-LIST of eight sites competing to host the UK's first Las Vegas-style super-casino has been unveiled.