Definition of sealed orders in English:
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
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of sealed orders in:
- US English dictionary
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