on order


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on order

Not in stock but ordered to be delivered by a supplier or manufacturer. We just ran out, but we have another shipment on order. We bought a fantastic new set of furniture. It's on order and should be here next week.
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on order

ordered with delivery expected. Your car is on order. It'll be here in a few weeks. I don't have the part in stock, but it's on order.
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on order

Requested but not yet delivered, as in Our new sofa is on order. This term is always used for goods of some kind, the noun order having been used in the sense of "a commission for goods" since the early 1800s.
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on ˈorder

requested from a shop/store, factory, etc. but not yet received: We’ve got 500 copies of the book on order. They should be here later this week.
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