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waiting list

noun as in list of people waiting for something

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Loudoun County’s weekly shipment shrank by 40 percent, to 4,275, and the county’s waiting list grew to 70,000 people.

Older adults are able to speak with someone, get on a waiting list for setting up an appointment, and get help with transportation.

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In Alexandria, more than 25,000 people are on a vaccine waiting list, and in neighboring Fairfax County, more than 100,000 people are in line.

The waiting list for treatment extends three to four months, he said.

“The governor has repeatedly cautioned, you’re going to see stories about not enough appointments, long lines, waiting lists and demand exceeding supply,” he said.

She has now been on the “urgency” waiting list in Virginia for 3½ years.

You could put your name down on a “First Moon Flights” waiting list.

The latest case of a VA facility placing veterans on a secret waiting list centers on a facility in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

The ‘secret waiting list’ in Phoenix showed a regional VA hospital cheating the system to avoid accountability.

The Center serves 372 children and has a waiting list of over 350 families.

Last of all, should not a club extend its membership to as many as possible, rather than have a waiting list?

The dentist scored heavily, as he always had a waiting-list and continuous work to do for the prisoners.

The athletic field was sure to be crowded by baseball players; the tennis-courts always had a waiting list.

There is no difficulty whatever in obtaining a full supply of women's labour—indeed, the factory has now a waiting-list of 500.

Lieut. Colin was offered the alternative of going on the waiting list or being reduced in rank to ensign.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to waiting list, such as: short list, standby, and waitlist.

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