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English definition of “order sth up”

order sth up

informal phrasal verb with order     /ˈɔːdər/ verb
COMMERCE to ask a company , store , manufacturer , etc. to supply goods or services : Universities have ordered up thousands of copies of the new software .
(Definition of order sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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