Definition of sealed orders in English:

sealed orders

Line breaks: sealed or¦ders

noun

Military
  • Orders for procedure which are not to be opened before a specified time: we were sent to the landing strip to set up a listening post on a wavelength contained in sealed orders
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    • When that was done, further sealed orders were to be opened, which would instruct him to cruise in the South Pacific Ocean.
    • The khan ordered two nobles to take one hundred warriors to the site and to then open his sealed orders.
    • Before the war began all merchant ships on the high seas had been given sealed orders about what to do in case of hostilities.

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