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Meaning of “backlog” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of backlog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"backlog" in American English

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backlognoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈbækˌlɔɡ, -ˌlɑɡ/
a ​largenumber of things ​waiting to be done: I have a ​huge backlog of ​work on my ​desk.
(Definition of backlog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"backlog" in Business English

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backlognoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈbæklɒɡ/
a large ​number of things you have to do or ​deal with that has ​increased over a ​period of ​time: She has a three-week backlog of ​work. a backlog of ​orders a growing/huge backlogcatch up on/deal with/clear a backlog I need to ​catch up on my backlog of ​emails before I can ​startwork.
(Definition of backlog from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “backlog”
in Chinese (Simplified) 积压的工作…
in Turkish birikmiş işler, önceden yapılmış olması gereken iş…
in Russian не выполненная в срок работа…
in Chinese (Traditional) 積壓的工作…
in Polish zaległości…
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