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English definition of “order”

order

noun (CORRECT BEHAVIOUR)    /ˈɔː.dər/ US  /ˈɔːr.dɚ/
C2 [U] a situation in which rules are obeyed and people do what they are expected to do: The teacher found it hard to keep her class in order. As the demonstration began to turn violent, the police were called in to restore order. After some heated discussion, the chair called the meeting to order (= told everyone to stop talking so that the meeting could continue).UK Is it in order (= allowed) for me to park my car outside the building?Social order and disorder order! formal an expression used in parliament or a formal meeting to get people's attention and make them stop talking, so that the meeting or discussion can start or continueInterjectionsSounds used as interjections
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