Definition of waiting list in English:
A list of people waiting for something, especially housing or admission to a school.
- 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.
Definition of waiting list in:
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