back order

noun
Commerce. an order or part of an order waiting to be filled.
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back-order

[bak-awr-der]
verb (used with object)
to treat as a back order: We have to back-order your sofa until the new fabric arrives.
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Example sentences
In fact, the discount tablets were on back-order before the end of the day.
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