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noun Military.Usually special orders .

any one of a set of instructions from a headquarters affecting the activity or status of an individual or group of individuals.

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special-order
[ spesh-uhl-awr-der ]
/ ˈspɛʃ əlˈɔr dər /

verb (used with object)

to obtain by specific individual order: to special-order a dining-room chandelier.

verb (used without object)

to order goods by a special order.
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