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English definition of “order”

order

noun [U] (ARRANGEMENT)   /ˈɔr·dər/
the way in which people or things are arranged in relation to one another or according to a particular characteristic : Please arrange the books in alphabetical order by author . I can’t find the files I need because they’re all out of order (= they are not arranged in the correct way). If you leave /put things in order, you make them neat : I want to leave my desk in order before I go on vacation .
(Definition of order noun (ARRANGEMENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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