orders

Definitions

Military

  • noun a unit or sub-unit parade, where disciplinary matters are dealt with
  • noun the daily document produced by a unit or sub-unit, containing a programme of the day’s events and any other information which may be important
  • plural noun detailed instructions for an operation, given by a commander to their subordinates

Politics

  • plural noun secondary legislation made by ministers, under powers given by Act of Parliament, which still has to be approved by parliament before coming into force
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