major order

major order

n. Ecclesiastical
A principal order of the clergy, especially the rank of bishop, priest, or deacon, in the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Anglican Churches. Also called holy order.

ma′jor or′der


n.
an order of priesthood, diaconate, or subdiaconate in the Roman Catholic Church. Compare minor order.
[1720–30]
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Group managing director for global major accounts, Yvette Henshall-Bell, said: "We are delighted to secure this major order from one of the UK's leading plant hire companies.
In India, the business has secured a major order for EPC construction of 250MW (AC) aolar plant in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh.
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WILKINSON STAR, UK importer for MOSA has announced a major order from Hire Station for 100+ MOSALIGHT LED Lighting Towers, a compact, integral lighting tower with 5.5 metre mast featuring 2 x 300w LED light heads capable of 1800 square metres of light coverage at an average of 21 LUX.
* Finally, and most urgently, was the ordination of women deacons an ordination to a major order, that of the diaconate, or was it merely a blessing establishing women in a minor order or role?
In August the company was awarded a major order by the state-run Qatar General Water & Electricity Corporation (Kahramaa) for the turnkey supply of 18 electrical substations.
Konark Manocha, who studied mechanical engineering at Coventry University, has created a two-in-one smart shoe brush - and has already landed a major order.
Paris: European aerospace giant Airbus said yesterday that it had won a major order worth some $375 million from a new Saudi Arabian airline for four A320 jets.
(SeeNews) - Nov 13, 2013 - Austrian lighting products maker Zumtobel AG (WBAG:ZAG) today said it has received a major order from UK-based retail group Wm Morrisons to equip 56 of its supermarkets with LED lighting solutions.
"IHC Merwede is delighted to confirm this major order worth over EUR 1 billion for six more pipelaying vessels that are destined to join four other ships - currently being worked on by IHC Merwede from a previous order last year - in Brazilian waters for Petrobras," noted the company's chief Bram Roelse.
A CLECKHEATON manufacturer has secured a major order from one of the UK's largest independent funeral directors.
Tunisian SICOR Company, specializing in the manufacture of cables, harnesses and electrical and electronic subassemblies in Ben Arous, has won a major order from Bombardier Transportation for an amount of 70 million Tunisian dinars (MTD), according to a statement of the Ministry of Industry.