order of the day

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of order of the day

1 : the business or tasks appointed for an assembly for a given day
2 : the characteristic or dominant feature or activity
  • growth and change are the order of the day in every field
  • —Ruth G. Strickland

First Known Use of order of the day

1698


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