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[dee-list] /diˈlɪst/
verb (used with object)
to delete from a list, as one that indicates acceptability, legitimacy, or the like.
to withdraw or remove (a security) from the group listed with a particular stock exchange.
Origin of delist
1930-35; de- + list1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • State wildlife officials endorse federal effort to delist wolf but question their approach.
  • Site is currently recommended for delist and is in the public review-comment period.
  • Public comment is also an important component in the decision whether to delist a toxic air pollutant.
British Dictionary definitions for delist


verb (transitive)
to remove from a list
(stock exchange) to remove (a security) from the register of those that may be traded on the recognized market
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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