any of various formal arrangements by which the volume of certain imported commodities, as steel or textiles, is voluntarily reduced.
noun 1. the administrative office of a small military unit. noun 1. (military) a room in the barracks of a battalion or company used for general administrative purposes
- Order of australia
noun 1. an order awarded to Australians for outstanding achievement or for service to Australia or to humanity at large; established in 1975
noun, plural orders of battle. 1. the organization or hierarchy of military forces in preparation for a battle. 2. the planned sequence in which military units arrive and are deployed on a battlefield, usually based on estimates of their combat effectiveness.
noun 1. a task assigned or to be dealt with: Our first order of business is to reduce expenses.