(Of goods) requested but not yet received from the supplier or manufacturer: the helicopters have been on order for two years
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- The firm currently operates four vessels - three bulk carriers and an oil tanker - and has a fifth on order at Guangzhou Shipyard International.
- And congratulations on the book: I've got a copy on order today.
- Paul Cheevers, District Manager for Iarnrod Eireann in Waterford said that the steel girders were on order and were due to be put in place over the weekend.
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