executive order

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executive order (plural executive orders)

  1. (chiefly US) A legally enforceable order, decree, or regulation issued on the authority of the head of the executive branch of government.

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ReferencesEdit

  • executive order” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • executive order” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online
  • executive order” in Microsoft's Encarta World English Dictionary, North American Edition (2007)
  • "order" at Law.com Dictionary
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