Definition of backorder in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbakˌôrdər/


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


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

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Syllabification: back·or·der

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