Meaning of short list

short' list"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a list of those people or items preferred or most likely to be chosen, as winnowed from a longer list of possibilities.

short-list

Pronunciation: (shôrt'list"), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to put on a short list.
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