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There is a real diversity of talent and background on the A list so as to better reflect our society in all walks. There are people who have been candidates before, Councillors, Doctors, business leaders, charity campaigners.
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Meaning of "A list" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A LIST

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF A LIST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
A list is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES A LIST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

A-list

A-list is a term that alludes to major movie stars, or the most bankable in the Hollywood film industry. The A-list is part of a larger guide called The Hot List that has become an industry-standard guide in Hollywood. James Ulmer has also developed a Hot List of directors. The Ulmer scale categorizes the lists into A+, A, B+, B, C, and D listings.

Definition of A list in the English dictionary

The definition of A list in the dictionary is the most socially desirable category.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A LIST

A horizon
a horse of another colour
A into G
a king´s ransom
a la plancha
a law unto itself
a leap in the dark
A level

WORDS THAT END LIKE A LIST

A-list
bucket list
casualty list
check list
free list
guest list
hit list
honours list
long list
mailing list
price list
reading list
reserve list
shopping list
short list
stock list
waiting list
white list
wine list
wish list
word list

Synonyms and antonyms of A list in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «A list» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A LIST

Find out the translation of A list to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of A list from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «A list» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

列表
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Una lista
570 millions of speakers

English

A list
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सूची
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قائمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

список
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Uma lista
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি তালিকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Une liste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Senarai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eine Liste
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

リスト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

목록
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Daftar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Một danh sách
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு பட்டியல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यादी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir liste
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Un elenco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lista
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

список
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

O listă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Μια λίστα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n Lys
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

En lista
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

En liste
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of A list

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A LIST»

The term «A list» is very widely used and occupies the 5.029 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A LIST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about A list

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4 QUOTES WITH «A LIST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word A list.
1
Donald Knuth
A list is only as strong as its weakest link.
2
Nick Mancuso
I'm not invited. I'm not on the A list, haven't been on it in 20 years and my feet have never trod its red fluffy carpets.
3
Adam Rickitt
There is a real diversity of talent and background on the A list so as to better reflect our society in all walks. There are people who have been candidates before, Councillors, Doctors, business leaders, charity campaigners.
4
Adam Rickitt
I think people forget that to be on the A list you first had to go through the original graded Parliamentary Selection Board. I did that and then like everyone else had the further interviews to get onto the A list.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A LIST»

Discover the use of A list in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to A list and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The A List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 ...
Here is a book that is definitely ready for its close-up.
Jay Carr, 2008
2
The A-List: A Novel
The fast times of Beverly Hill's most beautiful and glamorous people drive the page-turning action of this juicy new novel.
Zoey Dean, 2008
3
A List of the Early Settlers of Georgia
" Footnotes give additional information concerning many of the people listed. This volume was published in 1949 to help scholarly research in the history of colonial of Georgia.
Coulter, Albert B. Saye, 2009
4
Quaker Arrivals at Philadelphia, 1682-1750: Being a List of ...
Being a list of certificates of removal received at Philadelphia monthly meeting of Friends.
Albert Cook Myers, 1902
5
Georgia's Roster of the Revolution: Containing a List of the ...
This book contains approximately 9,000 names, and a vast assortment of interesting historical data pertaining to the Revolutionary War.
Lucian Lamar Knight, 2008
6
The Priority List: A Teacher's Final Quest to Discover ...
Based on a beloved teacher’s most popular lesson, The Priority List is a bold, inspirational story of learning, love, and legacy that challenges us to ask: What truly matters in life?
David Menasche, 2014
7
The A-List #7: American Beauty: An A-List Novel
It's graduation time for the A-List crew.
Zoey Dean, 2008
8
5-Factor Fitness: The Diet and Fitness Secret of Hollywood's ...
A renowned celebrity personal trainer details the five exercise moves, the five five-minute workout cycles, and the five-meals-a-day diet that comprise his unique fitness regimen. Reprint.
Harley Pasternak, Ethan Boldt, 2005
9
Indian Gentianaceae: A Check-list
This is the first book of its kind, presenting correct names, synonyms and world distribution of 196 species and varieties, grouped into 17 genera of this family found in India.
Sunita Garg, 1988
10
The A-List #8: Heart of Glass: An A-List Novel
The New York Times bestselling series about the scandalous lives of rich and famous teens in Beverly Hills, California.
Zoey Dean, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A LIST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term A list is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Princess Charlotte godparents: Princess Diana's niece makes the …
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named five godparents for Princess Charlotte in a list that is full of surprises. Despite Princess ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Outdoors column: Make a list and be prepared for the hunt
If you have been successfully drawn for the hunt you applied for or patiently waiting to see if you have been drawn, have you made scouting ... «Yuma Sun, Jul 15»
3
Rare Blanding's turtle could go on federal endangered list
The agency could then launch the process of putting the Blanding's turtle on the endangered list, or it could put it on a list of candidate species ... «Fremont Tribune, Jul 15»
4
New additions to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites
THE UN's cultural body conferred world heritage status on a number of new sites this weekend. Here is a list of some of the new additions. «BusinessWorld Online Edition, Jul 15»
5
Your Email List: When Less (as in Fewer) is More (as in Results)
... a 12-month rule of thumb, but that's a rough general guide. Some other period of time might be the right one for you to segment a list by. «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»
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See a list of July 4 parades, fireworks around the Kalamazoo area
Fireworks Finale In South Haven The "Light Up the Lake" fireworks display in South Haven ended with a spectacular bang on July 3. «MLive.com, Jul 15»
7
A list of unusual things
Would you believe that a cat and an owl could be friends? Or that teachers in Russia were once paid in Vodka? Well check out this list of ... «Citizen, Jul 15»
8
FGCU ranks 26th on national 'greenest' college list
26 in a list of 39 "greenest" schools nationwide after being compared to more than 240 across the country by the Association for the ... «The News-Press, Jul 15»
9
Cutler doesn't make the cut on Marshall's list of best teammates
Who is BMarshall to be creating a list of best teammates? Stop and think Brandon, whose “list” are YOU on?? vstyle23 says: Jul 4, 2015 8:19 ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
10
Make a Three-Tier Wedding Guest List to Prioritize Invitations
Create a list of potential guests, separating the list into tiers. Tier 1 includes people who must be invited; Tier 2 includes people who you would ... «Lifehacker, Jul 15»

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