Simple Definition of standing order
: an order or procedure that continues to be followed until it is changed or canceled
Full Definition of standing order
: an instruction or prescribed procedure in force permanently or until changed or canceled; especially : any of the rules for the guidance and government of parliamentary procedure which endure through successive sessions until vacated or repealed
Examples of standing order
She placed a standing order for fresh flowers every week.
They were on standing orders never to leave the prisoner unattended.
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