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written order

noun as in subpoena

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The commissioners gave their order by parole, they did not give a written order.

They even produced, or quoted, a written order from our Versailles Municipality—which is a monarchic not a democratic one.

As to the third officer, hold him till you receive a written order, or till an hour has passed.

"I doubt if they will pass even me without a written order from Prince Peter," he said.

An hour later I received a written order to abandon the trench.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to written order, such as: decree, mandate, summons, warrant, command, and court order.

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