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English definition of “order”

order

noun [C] (REQUEST)   /ˈɔr·dər/
An order is also the thing that has been requested: The store phoned to say your order has come in. on order If something is on order, you have asked for it to be obtained but have not yet received it: The lamp has been on order for several weeks.
(Definition of order noun (REQUEST) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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