ordem

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From Old Portuguese ordin, orden, from Latin ōrdinem, accusative of ōrdō (row, rank, regular arrangement, literally row of threads in a loom), from Proto-Italic *ored(h)- (to arrange), of unknown origin.

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ordem f (plural ordens)

  1. order (arrangement, disposition)
  2. (uncountable) order (the state of being well arranged)
  3. order; command
  4. order (group of religious adherents)
  5. order (society of knights)
  6. (taxonomy) order (taxonomical rank)
  7. peace; tranquility; harmony
  8. (mathematics) order (number of elements in a set or related structure)
  9. (mathematics) order (highest exponent in a polynomial)
  10. (architecture) classical order
  11. (Christianity) sacrament which makes someone member of the clergy

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