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backorder Syllabification: back·or·der
Pronunciation: /ˈbakˌôrdər/

Definition of backorder in English:

noun

A retailer’s order for a product that is temporarily out of stock with the supplier: the phone I wanted was on backorder

verb

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Place an order for (a product) that is temporarily out of stock: the item was backordered by our distributor

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