or pre-or·der

[ pree-awr-der ]
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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to order for purchase in advance, as before an event, restaurant meal, or release of a product: She called the restaurant before lunch to preorder.Preorder your signed print now, as only 2,500 copies are being made.

  1. an act or instance of ordering something in advance: The new handbook is now available for preorder.The game’s future looked bright, with thousands of preorders already piled up.

  2. something that has been ordered in advance: If you haven’t yet received your preorder, please email us.

Origin of preorder

First recorded in 1640–50; pre- + order

Words Nearby preorder Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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