Meaning of “the order of the day” in the English Dictionary

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"the order of the day" in British English

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the order of the day

formal in a parliament or in formal meetings, the list of matters to be discussed on a particular day

informal something that is very common or important:

On these TV channels, reality shows and repeats are becoming the order of the day.

(Definition of “the order of the day” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)