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noun as in short list

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The Washington Post also mentioned Lynch and former Associate Attorney General Tony West as candidates on the shortlist.

One example is a design recently named to the shortlist for the 2014 World Architecture Festival awards.

Last week, The Past failed to make the shortlist for the Academy Award for best foreign film, which A Separation won in 2012.

The new pontiff gets the nod over a shortlist that included Edward Snowden, Ted Cruz and Bashar al-Assad.

And last week both Reuters and Business Insider ran articles suggesting that Ferguson was on the shortlist.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shortlist, such as: waiting list, and contenders.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.