- A list of selected candidates from which a final choice is made: a shortlist of four companiesMore example sentences
- There were nine main awards and final shortlists were selected by independent jury panels.
- The British firm is looking to select a winning bid from a shortlist of four by mid-October.
- The panel will also help draft the selection criteria from which a shortlist of candidates will be chosen.
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- Put (someone or something) on a shortlist: the novel was shortlisted for the Booker PrizeMore example sentences
- This year he was shortlisted for three awards, but still went home with nothing.
- I'm still not sure whether it's the same thing I was shortlisted for last year or not.
- I see from the cover of the book that it was shortlisted for this year's Orange prize for fiction.
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- A week earlier, Reid had been one of the losing shortlistees when Philip Gross's The Water Table won the TS Eliot prize
- Saga magazine's glamorous editrix Emma Soames called the shortlistees on stage, produced an enormous cardboard cheque for £20,000, and handed it to Christopher Robbins.
- This may not pose a problem for her fellow shortlistee, Damien Hirst, who can be seen prancing across the September issues of both Vanity Fair and Esquire.
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