in order to do something
in order to (do something)
With the aim, for the purpose, or as a means of doing something. I need to get an A on this test in order to pass the class for the semester. He brought up the issue in order to embarrass his opponent during the debate.
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in order to do somethingwith the purpose or intention of doing or achieving something: She arrived early in order to get a good seat. ♢ In order to get a complete picture, further information is needed.
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