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Pronunciation: /ˈɔːdə(r)/

Translation of order in French:


  • 1 [gen], ordre (m) in alphabetical order dans l'ordre alphabétique to restore order rétablir l'ordre
  • 2 (command) ordre (m) (to do de faire) to be under orders to do avoir (l')ordre de faire
  • 5 (all right) in order [documents] en règle that remark was way out of order cette remarque était tout à fait déplacée


  • 1 (command) ordonner to order sb to do ordonner à qn de faire


phr (in order that)

  • (with the same subject) afin de( (+ infinitive)) pour( (+ infinitive)); (when subject of verb changes) afin que ( (+ subjunctive)) pour que ( (+ subjunctive))

phr (in order to)

Phrasal verbs

order about

order around
to order people around donner des ordres

Definition of order in:

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