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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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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.
Yesterday, a team of Tourism Queensland marketing and international staff along with a professional recruitment company made the very tough decisions necessary to cut the short-list to the top 50.
No short-list has been formulated yet, stress the FAW.
The full short-list for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2003 includes Tom Bower - Broken Dreams (Pocket Books); Tom Callahan - In Search Of Tiger (Mainstream); David Frith - Bodyline Autopsy (Aurum Press); Simon Kuper - Ajax: The Dutch, The War (Orion); David Thomas - Foul Play (Bantam Press); Bob Wilson - Behind The Network: My Autobiography (Hodder & Stoughton).
Thus, according to those sources, the short-list could also include Denver and Boston, which are said to be still in the running: Denver because DNC co-chairman Roy Romer is governor of Colorado, and Boston because DNC co-chairman Steve Grossman is from Massachusetts.
Both Taylors also feature in the short-list for ICC Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year and are joined on that list by Australia pair Alyssa Healy and Lisa Sthalekar.
The board members, who it is understood will not be told the names on the short-list, will also be updated with the latest developments regarding Wembley.
Tony Pulis, sacked by Stoke in the summer, is also on the short-list.
Top-flight newcomer Andrew Johnson also made the short-list of six candidates.
Pembrokeshire Museums Service's Varda exhibition joins 12 other projects on the short-list for The Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year.
This years Guardian Newspaper First Book Award short-list has been announced.
FORMER Southampton manager Stuart Gray and Oldham boss Iain Dowie head a four-man short-list to replace Steve Coppell as Brighton boss.