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English definition of “order”

order

noun (REQUEST)    /ˈɔː.dər/ US  /ˈɔːr.dɚ/
A2 [C] a request to make, supply, or deliver food or goods: "Can I take your order now?" said the waiter. I would like to place (= make) an order for a large pine table.Bills and invoicesBuying [C] a product or a meal that has been asked for by a customer: The shop phoned to say your order has come in.Buying be on order If something is on order, you have asked for it but have not yet received it: The new drilling equipment has been on order for several weeks.Buying do/make sth to order to do or make something especially for a person who has asked for it: We make wedding cakes to order.Making appeals and requests
(Definition of order noun (REQUEST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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