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