Definition of Standing order

1. Noun. A rule of order permanently in force.




Definition of Standing order

1. Noun. A rule of procedure adopted by a governing body for its own internal use. ¹

2. Noun. A request made once for periodic fulfillment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Standing Order

standing army
standing cloud
standing clouds
standing committee
standing committees
standing crop
standing down
standing end
standing ends
standing for
standing in
standing joke
standing jokes
standing on ceremony
standing operating procedure
standing order (current term)
standing orders
standing out
standing ovation
standing ovations
standing part
standing parts
standing plasma test
standing press
standing rib
standing rib roast
standing room
standing room only
standing seam
standing seams

Literary usage of Standing order

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hansard's Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1883)
"The object of the Dew standing order is not to repeal or alter any of the existing standing orders, but merely to expedite Business by embodying in a ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament by Great Britain Parliament (1902)
"City, and North-East London Railway Bill [Lords], standing order 207 be suspended, ... The Chairman of Ways and Means, in pursuance of standing order No. ..."

3. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament by Great Britain Parliament (1905)
"No Motion under standing order 10 shall be received on the 10th, llth, 17th. 18th, or 19th July, and no opposed Private Business shall be set down at the ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Moved, "That standing order No. XXXIX. be considered in order to its being suspended for this day's sitting." — ( The Marquess of Ripon. ..."

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