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verb     list pronunciation in British English
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. 2
    [intransitive] if a ship lists, it leans to one side
  3. 3
    [intransitive] an old word meaning to ‘listen


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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