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noun [countable] list pronunciation in American English /lɪst/
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  1. 1
    a set of names, numbers, etc. that are written or printed one below another
    this week’s bestseller list
    list of: a list of the world’s richest people
    make/write a list: I’d better make a list, or I’ll forget who I’ve invited.
    on a list: I couldn’t see my name on the list.
    shopping/word list: There are word lists at the back of the book to help you to learn vocabulary.
  2. 2
    a set of things that you think of as having a particular order, especially because of how important they are
    top/bottom of the list (=most/least important): Health care is at the top of most people’s list of things the government should improve.
    be low/high on the list: Painting the house is low on our list of priorities.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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