well–ordered

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adjective well–or·dered \ˈwel-ˈȯr-dərd\

Definition of well–ordered

  1. 1 :  having an orderly procedure or arrangement a well–ordered household

  2. 2 :  partially ordered with every subset containing a first element and exactly one of the relationships “greater than,” “less than,” or “equal to” holding for any given pair of elements

well–ordering

play \ˈwel-ˈȯrd-riŋ, -ˈȯr-də-\ noun

First Known Use of well–ordered

15th century


WELL–ORDERED Defined for English Language Learners

well-ordered

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Definition of well–ordered for English Language Learners

  • : carefully organized or controlled

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