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English definition of “order”

order

noun [C] (INSTRUCTION)   /ˈɔr·dər/
something you are told to do by someone else and which you must do: [+ to infinitive] The company has received an order to stop releasing pollution into the air . His defense was that he was only obeying orders.
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