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verb list pronunciation in British English /lɪst/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelisting
past tenselisted
past participlelisted
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  1. 1
    [transitive] [often passive] to mention or write a list of things, one after another
    The ingredients in food must be listed on the packet.
    The results are listed in the table on page 26.
    Chris lists his hobbies as cycling, gardening, and chess.
    1. a.
      [usually passive] to publish a telephone number as part of a list in a book
      Their number is not listed.
  2. 3
    [intransitive] an old word meaning tolisten


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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