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Find out actual width of text in nested lists

I am trying to solve the following problem: In regular text, I can place two paragraphs of unequal width side by side using minipages, like so: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Some text ...
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Set width of text in list

I am attempting to produce a list that has a width of (say) 5cm, as opposed to going to the far right of the page. Any advice is appreciated.
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Two-column list: different column widths

I wish to create a two-column list. One side of the list will contain relatively short items (1-2 short words) and the other side will have longer items (4-5 short-to-long words). For example: 1. ...