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made to order

made to one's own measurements and on request. (See also make something to order.) This suit fits so well because it's made to order. His feet are so big that all his shoes have to be made to order.
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made to order

Also, built to order. Very suitable, as in Her new assignment was built to order for her. In its literal use, this idiom refers to an item fashioned according to particular instructions. [Mid-1900s]
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Made to Order Software Corporation specializes in corporate consulting, analysis and development services, as well as cutting-edge professional developer tools, libraries, training, and support.
With Made To Order Navy(TM), active, reserve and retired military personnel -- and their families -- can have personalized products that are each literally one-of-a-kind.
For businesses that want to sell their software in binary form only, Made to Order Software offers a proprietary license for a small fee.
Hungry customers will select from 12 different flavors in either premium or low-fat varieties, and three different mix-ins to create fresh ice cream made to order.
Each Captain D's Seafood restaurant serves a seafood menu centered around the company's signature fried fish, which is hand-cut, hand-battered and made to order to ensure freshness.
With the introduction of "Musha Made to Order," an extraordinary new vacation opportunity being introduced this fall, as many as five separate groups of adults (from 2 to 10 in each group) can enjoy the island at the same time during the weeks of November 7-14 and January 30 - February 6.
The product is generally made to order within a specialty juice and smoothie bar and is blended in a high-speed blender.