Definition of waiting list in English:

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waiting list


A list of people waiting for something, such as housing or admission to a hospital or school.
Example sentences
  • 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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