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whitelist

[ hwahyt-list, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌlɪst, ˈwaɪt- /
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noun Also white list .

verb (used with object) Also white-list .

to put on a whitelist.

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Origin of whitelist

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for whitelist

white list

noun

a list of countries considered to pose an insignificant threat to human rights, from which applications for political asylum are presumed to be unfounded
computing
  1. a list of websites considered to have inoffensive and acceptable content
  2. a list of e-mail addresses from which a computer will accept mail
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