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lead timenoun [C]

uk   us   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 ​shorterleadtime and ​lowercosts.
(Definition of lead time from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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