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verb list pronunciation in British English /lɪst/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelisting
past tenselisted
past participlelisted
  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 teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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