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to order

Definition of to order in English:

According to a customer’s specific request or requirements: the sweaters are knitted to order
More example sentences
  • Thieves have been snatching luxury cars in Bedford to order, police are warning.
  • He thinks the animals were stolen to order - but the rustlers bungled the job in the dark.
  • Rare pieces are stolen to order by gangs who use the works to launder money.
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