Definition of critical list in English:

critical list

Syllabification: crit·i·cal list


[in singular]
  • A list of those who are critically ill in the hospital.
    More example sentences
    • She was put on the critical list but that list was for adults as well and is the same list as RTAs (road traffic accidents).
    • When she came round she was unable to speak and spent another four months on the hospital critical list.
    • An injured Uruguayan crew member has been taken off the critical list at University College Hospital in Galway.

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