Definition of preorder in English:

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preorder

Pronunciation: /priˈôrdər/

verb

Order (an item of merchandise) before it is available, with the understanding that it will be shipped later.
Example sentences
  • Across the Atlantic, phone company O2 has had to stop taking pre-orders.
  • Most Hong Kong based retailers seem to be accepting pre-orders already.
  • We will have t-shirts for sale very soon & will be accepting pre-orders for them immediately.

noun

An order for an item that has not yet been made commercially available.
Example sentences
  • Across the Atlantic, phone company O2 has had to stop taking pre-orders.
  • Most Hong Kong based retailers seem to be accepting pre-orders already.
  • We will have t-shirts for sale very soon & will be accepting pre-orders for them immediately.
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