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order booknoun [C]

uk   us   COMMERCE, PRODUCTION
a ​list of ​orders for ​products or ​services that a ​businesskeeps, often used to ​measure how ​successful and ​profitable it is at a particular ​time: The group's ​orderbook has continued to ​expand as a ​result of ​buoyanttrading in Asia. The ​aerospaceengineeringcompany has a recordorderbook of £16.7bn. a solid/​strong/​growingorderbook a $70,000/$350m/$2.3bn ​orderbookan order book grows/stands at Their ​orderbookcurrentlystands at £219 million, up 79% on the same ​period three ​years ago.
(Definition of order book from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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