the order of the day

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Definition of the order of the day

: a characteristic or activity that is common during a particular period of time or in a particular situation Change was very much the order of the day in that time in our country's history. At the resort's outdoor café, bathing suits and sandals are the order of the day.

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“The order of the day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20order%20of%20the%20day. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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