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English definition of “standing order”

standing order

noun [C]   UK
an instruction to a bank to pay someone a fixed amount of money at regular times from your account Forms of money and methods of payment
(Definition of standing order noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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