order taking meaning, order taking definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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order

  
[1]     (SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTION USES)  
1       phrase   If you do something in order to achieve a particular thing or in order that something can happen, you do it because you want to achieve that thing.  
Most schools are extremely unwilling to cut down on staff in order to cut costs.     
2       phrase   If someone must be in a particular situation in order to achieve something they want, they cannot achieve that thing if they are not in that situation.  
They need hostages in order to bargain with the government.     
3       phrase   If something must happen in order for something else to happen, the second thing cannot happen if the first thing does not happen.  
CONJ n to-inf  
In order for their computers to trace a person's records, they need both the name and address of the individual.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
exp.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
n.
Taking on the night life after taking care of business during the day.
n.
the process of taking away an amount from a total, or the amount that is taken away
When I went shopping with my mother, our shopping bill was deducted 10% because we used our M-card.
exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
v.
to cover with a thin layer of paint applied with a dry brush in order to soften or blur a figure or outline
an art term
n.
the method of using knowledge or information in order to understand something
Deduction in reading is a very important strategy because usually there are many words that you don't know, but can still be guessed with the prior knowledge you have.
n.
A directory is a book which gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.
n.
the process of using the knowledge or information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion, or the opinion that you form ()
I have to make deductions about the meaning of words in poem then, I could understand more.
n.
The practice of restricting the amount of food a person eats (self-imposed starvation seen with anorexia nervosa) in order to consume greater amounts of alcohol or of purging (as seen with bulimia nervosa) to try to reduce caloric intake to offset the calories consumed in alcohol.
[Med.] "Drunkorexic" behaviors most often stem from the fear of weight gain from alcohol.
exp.
(lit., about sounds) disharmonious, dissonant; (fig.) out of order; dysfunctional
n.
a ban or a partial prohibition on trade of weapons with a particular country, in order to isolate it
n.
is a test process that is performed after the software has been changed in order to verify if the changes didn't affect other software parts
exp.
spams delivery using multiple IPs and domains in order to avoid filters
exp.
A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
n.
digitalizing information in order to keeping it available and exploitable in time
[Tech.] digitalizing = putting something in a format that can be easily read by a computer
exp.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order

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