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short order

1. Quickly; see in short order.
2. An order of food to be prepared and served quickly, as in It's just a diner, serving short orders exclusively. This expression, dating from about 1890, gave rise to the adjective short-order, used not only in short-order cook, a cook specializing in short orders, but in other terms such as short-order divorce, a divorce quickly obtained owing to liberal divorce laws.
See also: order, short
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The court announced the short order in open court today which had been reserved after hearing arguments of both parties.
After preliminary hearing arguments from both sides, the bench dismissed the pleas by passing a short order, the report added.
Short Order was written and directed by the award-winning director Anthony Byrne.
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He said as reasons of the short order are still awaited and only the detailed judgment would enable applicant to adequately formulate the questions of law for the determination by the Supreme Court.
A short order in the case pertaining to the CNG pricing mechanism after two months of hearings in the Supreme Court, was read out by a two-member bench of the apex court comprising Justice Jawad S.
The Supreme Court, in a 21-page short order has struck down the Contempt of Court Act 2012.
In short order, city bureaucrats kowtowed to the councilman and seized more than 100 of Lone Star's trailers, sparking a lawsuit on First Amendment grounds.
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The trust is owned by the city and issues double-A bonds--typically bought by institutional investors such as pension funds--that allows between 80-90 cents on the dollar to be collected by the city in short order.