Definition of sick list in English:

sick list

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  • A list, especially in the army or navy, of people who are ill and unable to work.
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    • Peter Smith is the latest player to join the sick list and the manager could be forced to field untried youngsters.
    • Cooks who handled food with dirty hands and washing areas sited upstream of watering areas were common practices that contributed to long sick lists.
    • The consumption of feces-contaminated water, the stifling heat, and the lack of supplies increased the sick list fearfully.

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