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shopping list

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Definition of shopping list in English:

noun

1A list of purchases to be made: my shopping list was headed by oranges for breakfast, books, and map
More example sentences
  • Several studies have used shopping lists to cue students as to which item to purchase.
  • Charlie wrote out the menu and made a shopping list of the needed ingredients.
  • Plan the shopping list together, and help your child create a list of items she can take off the shelf herself.
1.1A list of items to be considered or acted on: a lengthy shopping list of detailed proposals
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  • They create a shopping list of attributes they require and discard those who don't instantly measure up.
  • A new shopping list of proposals will follow under something called the Strategic Projects Review: a more detailed outline of how the National Transport Strategy will be delivered.
  • The briefing will also include a shopping list of proposals aimed at improving awareness and responses to dealing with the problem.

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