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a list of candidates from which a shortlist is created
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longlist, v


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    [lawng-lahyvd, -livd, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈlaɪvd, -ˈlɪvd, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective 1. having a life, existence, or duration: a long-lived man; long-lived fame. 2. (of an object) lasting or functioning a time: a long-lived battery. adjective 1. having long life, existence, or currency adj. early 15c., from long (adj.) + past participle of live (v.). Old English had langlife […]

  • Longly

    [lawng, long] /lɔŋ, lɒŋ/ adjective, longer [lawng-ger, long-] /ˈlɔŋ gər, ˈlɒŋ-/ (Show IPA), longest [lawng-gist, long-] /ˈlɔŋ gɪst, ˈlɒŋ-/ (Show IPA) 1. having considerable linear extent in space: a long distance; a long handle. 2. having considerable duration in time: a long conversation; a long while. 3. extending, lasting, or totaling a number of specified […]

  • Long-march

    noun 1. the 6000-mile (9654-km) retreat of the Chinese Communist Party and Red Army from southeastern China (Jiangxi province) to the northwest (Yanan in Shaanxi province) in 1934–35, during which Mao Zedong became leader of the Communist party. noun 1. the Long March, a journey of about 10 000 km (6000 miles) undertaken (1934–35) by […]

  • Long mark

    noun 1. another name for macron

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