Definition of waiting list in English:

waiting list

Syllabification: wait·ing list


  • A list of people waiting for something, especially housing or admission to a school.
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    • Joy arrived five years ago, when she was put on the waiting list for social housing.
    • Once the guide dogs are fully trained they are matched with a blind person on the waiting list.
    • In two thirds of cities surveyed, waiting lists for public housing are a year or longer.

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