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You can change the order of the list by using the 'sort' command.
Please try to keep the pictures in order.
Some of the names on the list are out of order.
The computer puts the list in alphabetical order by last name.
We will deal with these problems in order of priority.
Prizes will be given out in reverse order, starting with the team that finished third.
A major order for six new ships will guarantee the company's future.
You may place your order by telephone or on the Internet.
The parts are still on order – we're expecting them any day.
Their computers are all made to order.
Try to persuade your employees – don't just give orders.
I don't have to take orders from you or anyone else!
Captain Turner gave the order to fire.
The colonel admitted that he had disobeyed orders.
The guards have orders to shoot anyone breaking into the compound.
The documents were burned by order of the king.
Violent protests in the street revealed a breakdown of social order.
The new president's most urgent task will be to maintain order.
With the arrival of industrialization, the old social order was slowly breaking down.
Anti-capitalist protesters are seen as a threat to the existing order.
We accept that peaceful protest should be allowed, but this is something of a very different order.
Storms of this order are fortunately quite rare.
The job calls for problem-solving skills of a high order.
It was economic lunacy of the highest order.
the Order of St Cecily
a Buddhist order
This is the British English definition of order. View American English definition of order.
old and no longer in good condition