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standing order

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standing order
An order or rule held to be in force until specifically changed or withdrawn, especially a regulation relating to military or parliamentary procedure.

standing order
1. (Banking & Finance) Also called: banker's order an instruction to a bank by a depositor to pay a stated sum at regular intervals. Compare direct debit
2. (Parliamentary Procedure) a rule or order governing the procedure, conduct, etc, of a legislative body
3. (Military) military one of a number of orders which have or are likely to have long-term validity

stand′ing or′der
1. a general order always in force in a military command.
2. standing orders , the rules ensuring continuity of parliamentary procedure during the meetings of an assembly.

A promulgated order which remains in force until amended or cancelled.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.standing order - a rule of order permanently in force
parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, rules of order, order - a body of rules followed by an assembly
standing order n
a. (Brit) (at bank) → ordine m permanente (di pagamento)
b. standing orders npl (Mil, Parliament) → regolamento

standing order أَمْرٌ دَائِم trvalý příkaz stående ordre Dauerauftrag πάγια εντολή orden permanente de pago maksupalvelusopimus virement automatique trajni nalog ordine permanente 自動振替 자동 대체의 의뢰 automatische overschrijving fast betalingsoppdrag zlecenie stałe débito em conta постоянное поручение stående betalningsuppdrag บริการโอนเงินตามคำสั่ง banka ödeme emri lệnh trả tiền 长期有效委托书

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In compliance with the standing order of his commander -- to report immediately, and at any one of the twenty-four hours, any decided change in the affairs of the deck, --Starbuck had no sooner trimmed the yards to the breeze --however reluctantly and gloomily, --than he mechanically went below to apprise Captain Ahab of the circumstance.
But your remembering each day to send them makes me love them so much more than if you'd given a standing order, and they came every morning on the minute, like one's music-teacher--as I know Gertrude Lefferts's did, for instance, when she and Lawrence were engaged.
I fancy there must have been a standing order to that effect.
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