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apple-pie order Syllabification: ap·ple-pie or·der

Definition of apple-pie order in English:


Perfect order or neatness: everything was in apple-pie order
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  • She had her semantics in apple-pie order, and emerged if not unsoiled, then at least unbloodied.
  • And each evening, just before retiring, he is likewise compelled ‘to arrange his materials for work’ the next morning ‘in apple-pie order upon a commodious table’ across from his bed.
  • Whether or not you use an accountant or bookkeeper to help you with your accounts and tax, you must keep all your business records in apple-pie order.
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