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[spesh-uh l-awr-der]
verb (used with object)
  1. to obtain by specific individual order: to special-order a dining-room chandelier.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to order goods by a special order.
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special order

noun Military. Usually special orders.
  1. 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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Compare general order.
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