list

I. list list 1 [lɪst] noun [countable]
a set of items such as figures, names etc that belong to a particular group, written down one after the other:

• detailed lists of proposed prices

— see also blacklist, checklist
ˈfocus list
FINANCE a list of companies whose shares an investment firm believes investors should buy:

• Goldman Sachs removed the company from the its focus list.

ˈhit list
informal a list of organizations, people etc against which someone is planning to take action:

• Most companies, even small ones, have middle managers on their hit lists.

• Alcohol and tobacco are at the top of the tax hit list.

ˈmailing list MARKETING
a large collection of customers' names and addresses, used by companies to send products, advertisements etc to each one:

• Please add me to your mailing list for all future events.

• the new electronic mailing list

ˈshopping list
1. a list of things that you want to buy when you go to a shop:

• She is careful to stick to a shopping list so she doesn't overspend.

2. a list of things that a person or organization wants or thinks are necessary:

• His proposal presents a long shopping list of tax cuts.

ˈwatch list FINANCE
a list of investments that are being watched very closely, for example because people think their price may be about to change, or because they think they are being traded dishonestly:

• The market is drawing up its own watch list of troubled companies.

  [m0] II. list list 2 verb
1. [transitive] to put items such as figures, names etc together in a group:

• The names and addresses of these bureaux are listed in Appendix I.

— see also blacklist
2. [transitive] FINANCE to make stocks and shares officially available on a stockmarket:

• It plans to list 29% of its stock on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

3. [intransitive, transitive] if something is listed at a particular amount or lists for a particular amount, that is the price asked for it:

• The house had been listed at just under $4 million.

• The basic model lists for $28,045.

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Ⅰ.
list UK US /lɪst/ noun [C]
a record of short pieces of information, such as people's names, usually written or printed with a single thing on each line and often ordered in a way that makes a particular thing easy to find: »

a list of possible candidates for the job

»

I've made a list of this week's orders.

on a list »

Is your name on the list?

»

New office furniture is not high on our list of priorities.

See also A-LIST(Cf. A-list), DAILY OFFICIAL LIST(Cf. ↑Daily Official List), FOCUS LIST(Cf. ↑focus list), HIT LIST(Cf. ↑hit list), LAUNDRY LIST(Cf. ↑laundry list), LEGAL LIST(Cf. ↑legal list), LLOYD'S LIST(Cf. ↑Lloyd's List), MAILING LIST(Cf. ↑mailing list), PRICE LIST(Cf. ↑price list), SHOPPING LIST(Cf. ↑shopping list), WATCH LIST(Cf. ↑watch list), WISH LIST(Cf. ↑wish list)
Ⅱ.
list UK US /lɪst/ verb
[T] to make a list, or to include something in a list: »

I've listed some useful reading material on the handout.

[I or T] STOCK MARKET to make a company's shares available on a particular stock market: list sth on/in sth »

Eight new companies were listed on the Lahore stock exchange.

»

A growing number of Latin American companies have their shares listed in the US.

»

Many have decided not to list in New York, mainly because of the high cost of regulatory compliance there.

Compare QUOTE(Cf. ↑quote) verb
[I or T] US COMMERCE when something lists, or is listed, at a particular price, it is for sale at that price: list (sth) at/for sth »

The property in W 4th Street has just been listed at over $2 million.

See also CROSS-LIST(Cf. ↑cross-list)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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