Definition of backlog in English:

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backlog

Pronunciation: /ˈbaklɒɡ/

noun

An accumulation of uncompleted work or matters needing to be dealt with: the company took on extra staff to clear the backlog of work
More example sentences
  • Almost all of them have been working into the night for more than a week to try to deal with the backlog of work.
  • The ten-strong company, established in 1999, took advantage of free MAS advice to help deal with order backlogs and reduce overtime by improving productivity.
  • Current infrastructure policies are in some respects ill equipped to deal with the current backlogs, let alone the challenges of the next millennium.
Synonyms
accumulation, logjam, pile-up, pile, heap, mountain, excess;
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