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marching ordersnoun [plural]

uk   us   informal
US instructions from someone in authority about what you should do: He was waiting for new marching orders from the White House.
(Definition of marching orders from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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marching ordersnoun [plural]

uk   us   US informal walking papers
HR, WORKPLACE if you give someone their marching orders, you ask them to leave a job, usually because they have done something wrong: She was called into the manager's office and given her marching orders.
(Definition of marching orders from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “marching orders”
in Chinese (Simplified) 解雇通知, 逐客令…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解僱通知, 逐客令…
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“marching orders” in British English

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