change order

noun
plural change orders

Definition of change order

: a written alteration to a previously signed contract for work (as in construction) The Alpharetta City Council has approved a $2.9 million change order for the Rucker Road Corridor improvement project, reflecting Roswell's share of the project cost.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution also : the new work specified by the change order Change orders on the first two phases of Red Line construction have exceeded $230 million. — Mike Davis

First Known Use of change order

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Change order.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change%20order. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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