work order

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work order

A specific or blanket authorization to perform certain work--usually broader in scope than a job order. It is sometimes used synonymously with job order.
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He told a news conference he is not considering advancing public works orders as a policy option, implying that the government's plan to implement the budget for the year that began April 1 at a natural pace will remain unchanged.
The front-loading of public works orders in the fiscal first half has been used in Japan to kick-start the economy.
Advancing public works orders has often made it necessary for the government to write one or more auxiliary budgets in the latter half of the year to keep the economy afloat with additional public works spending.