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in order to

Definition of in order to

  1. :  to make it possible to (be or do something) <She has to work two jobs in order to support her family.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to put in order :  arrange

    :  to give an order to :  command

    :  destine, ordain

  1. :  a group of people united in a formal way: as

    :  a fraternal society

    :  a community under a religious rule

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