Shortlist vs. Downselect

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  • Shortlist (noun)

    alternative spelling of short list

  • Shortlist (verb)

    To place something on a short list

  • Downselect (verb)

    to narrow the field of choices, especially, to choose a supplier from candidates under consideration

    “We need to check with Quality Assurance before we downselect the test equipment vendor.”

  • Shortlist (noun)

    a list of selected candidates from which a final choice is made

    “a shortlist of four companies”

  • Shortlist (verb)

    put (someone or something) on a shortlist

    “the novel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize”

Oxford Dictionary

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