order day

order of the day

noun
1.
the agenda for an assembly, meeting, group, or organization.
2.
the activity or feature of primary importance: Good cheer and celebrations will be the order of the day.

Origin:
1690–1700

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order of the day
 
n
1.  the general directive of a commander in chief or the specific instructions of a commanding officer
2.  informal the prescribed or only thing offered or available: prunes were the order of the day
3.  (in Parliament and similar legislatures) any item of public business ordered to be considered on a specific day
4.  an agenda or programme

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