backlog

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbæklɒg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbækˌlɔg, -ˌlɑg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(baklôg′, -log′)


Inflections of 'backlog' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
backlogs
v 3rd person singular
backlogging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
backlogged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
backlogged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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backlog

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. There is a backlog of [orders, enquires, cases].
  2. a [vast, huge, large] (order) backlog
  3. have a backlog of [orders] (right now)
  4. There is a backlog of work to be [done, completed].
  5. [a huge, an endless, a significant, a growing] backlog of
  6. a backlog in [processing, maintaining, printing]
  7. There is always a backlog [in, during] [December].
  8. A backlog is expected in [December].
  9. The backlog is [growing, increasing, shrinking, diminishing].
  10. [trying, attempting] to reduce the backlog
  11. [get, work, plow] through the backlog
  12. [tried, managed] to avoid a backlog
  13. are (currently) experiencing a backlog
  14. have far too much backlog to
  15. The backlog has been eliminated (completely).
  16. The backlog will (continue to) increase.
  17. The current backlog is [manageable, unmanageable].
  18. [delayed, undelivered] due to the backlog
  19. a [maintenance, product, order] backlog
v
  1. caused the [court system, deliveries, claims] to backlog
  2. the [court system] started to backlog
  3. [considered, thought] to be backlogged
n as adj
  1. [send, compile] a backlog report
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