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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with.

Usage examples (33)
  • I think my backlog is about 2-3 dozen titles, my magnum opus being "The Bookbinding Trades Journal".
  • Reading faster through my impossible book backlog is a good thing.
  • With me, my reading backlog is so huge, I have plenty to tide me over.
  • Many recent deals have only been for "near-term backlog," he said, without elaborating. for more
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