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doctor's orders meaning

  • [American slang]
    something that one is strongly advised to do as ordered or as if ordered by a doctor.
      I have to spend a month in Arizona. Doctor's orders.
      I'm doing this on doctor's orders, but I don't like it.

Examples

  1. all were to follow the doctor's orders without question.
  2. i can't read italian. i can't do anything without the doctor's orders.

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