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for the guidance and government of parliamentary procedure which endure through successive sessions until vacated or repealed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 in a sentence
She placed a standing order for fresh flowers every week.
They were on standing orders never to leave the prisoner unattended.
First Known Use of standing order
STANDING ORDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of standing order for English Language Learners
: an order or procedure that continues to be followed until it is changed or canceled
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