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lead time

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE
the time it takes after receiving an order to deliver the goods or services to a customer: The result of this new approach is a shorter lead time and lower costs.
Translations of “lead time”
in Chinese (Traditional) 提前期(新產品投入生產之前所需的設計時間)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 提前期(新产品之前所需的设计时间)…
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