build-to-order ˌbuild-to-ˈorder adjective [only before a noun] MANUFACTURING
build-to-order products are specially made for a particular customer, according to what the customer wants:

• the success of build-to-order computers

— compare build-to-stock

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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