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English definition of “job order”

job order

noun [C]    
PRODUCTION a written instruction to produce a particular amount of goods or to provide a particular service: We have received a big job order from one of our main customers. fill/complete a job order
HR a request from an employer to an employment agency to provide someone to do a particular job: After a job order to fill a vacancy has been received from an employer, personnel consultants start the process of selecting suitable candidates.
(Definition of job order noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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