out of order

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out of order

  1. (idiomatic) Out of normal sequence.
    Antonym: in order
    You've got my index cards out of order again.
  2. (idiomatic) Not functioning properly.
    Synonyms: out of commission; see also Thesaurus:out of order
    The lift is always out of order.
  3. (idiomatic) Inappropriate or unsuitable.
    Synonym: out of line
    I suppose my remarks about his wife were out of order.
  4. Not in order: not according with with the procedural rules governing formal meetings of a deliberative body.

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