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English definition of “out of order”

out of order

informal
If something someone says or does is out of order, it is unpleasant or not suitable and it is likely to upset or offend people: His behaviour in the meeting was out of order.Being suitable or unsuitableMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of out of order from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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