[ spesh-uh l-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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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.
Compare general order.
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