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waiting list

noun
1.
a list of persons waiting, as for reservations, appointments, living accommodations, or admission to a school.
Also, waitlist.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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Examples from the web for waiting list
  • Make sure there isn't a long waiting list for that housing.
  • The mailing list has a waiting list of thirty-five-hundred people.
  • Therefore, there is a waiting list several lifetimes long that never grows shorter.
  • There is always a waiting list, and an especially big one this year.
  • In its first few weeks, people had to get off a waiting list to get into the site.
  • There is a waiting list of more than a dozen candidates.
  • My student is hoping to emerge off the waiting list at his preferred school.
  • At the time, he was on a waiting list for a pancreas and/or kidney transplant.
  • Celebrity licenses for deer hunts irk those on waiting list.
  • Request to be put on a waiting list if the reservation desk insists that no rooms are available.
British Dictionary definitions for waiting list

waiting list

noun
1.
a list of people waiting to obtain some object, treatment, status, etc
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