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English definition of “order”

order

verb [T] (INSTRUCT)    /ˈɔː.dər/ US  /ˈɔːr.dɚ/
B2 If a person in authority orders someone to do something, or orders something to be done, they tell someone to do it: The management has ordered a cutback in spending. [+ speech] "Wait over there," she ordered. [+ to infinitive] They ordered him to leave the room.Giving orders and commands
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