watch list

or watchlist


  1. a list of persons or things to watch for possible action in the future:

    a watch list of possible growth stocks.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of watch list1

First recorded in 1970–75
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Example Sentences

A fact that some users attribute to its newness, ease of access — it’s not on the Food and Drug Administration’s watch list yet — and the absence of reliable-use standards for recreational usage.

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Since its creation, the terrorist watch list, which is maintained by the FBI, has grown to include hundreds of thousands of names.

As a junior in 2012, he helped the school reach the BCS championship game, in which it lost to Alabama, and made watch lists for national awards as a senior before his season was cut short by knee surgery.

You can make a unified watch list that you can edit from your phone or your laptop.

The governor’s move to implement distance learning for all counties on the state watch list meant that districts that had planned to return to school in one form now need additional devices.

Anyone who thinks this movie is good fun should go on some kind of NSA watch list.

With Agenda 21, I will be someone who will be put on a watch list.

Local police had no way to determine that, nor to know that Jarrah's name appeared on a CIA watch list.

After questioning, they let him go, though keeping his name on a local “watch list.”

Watch List: • Rick Santorum: The former conservative senator from Pennsylvania has strong appeal among Christian conservatives.





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