Definition of listing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlistiNG/


1A list or catalog.
Example sentences
  • Looking over the catalogues and listings of the period, it is amusing to see what was popular then as opposed to what is popular now.
  • A sample listing of catalogs with medical supplies and equipment is provided on page 86.
  • Your first step is to choose a cabinet style that you like, and then you can consult with the manufacturer's catalog for a complete listing of sizes.
1.1The drawing up of a list.
1.2An entry in a list or register.
Example sentences
  • According to the listing in the registration maintained in the eye hospital, patients in need of a cornea are informed and brought to the hospital.
  • Also in Florida, the Register has its first-ever listing of not one but two co-champion key tree cacti, an endangered species.
  • Just excuse me for a moment, I will ask the Registrar about the listing.
2A selvage of a piece of fabric.

Words that rhyme with listing

twisting, unresisting

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Syllabification: list·ing

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