Definition of until further orders in US English:

until further orders


  • Used to indicate that a situation is only to change when another command is received.

    ‘they were to be kept in prison until further orders’
    • ‘In other words, the amount of child support determined by the 1997 order would remain in effect until further orders of the trial court.’
    • ‘The following transfers of Sr.Tax Assistant are hereby ordered with immediate effect until further orders.’
    • ‘They will wait at this staging area until further orders, and are to be accompanied by the First SAS division.’
    • ‘General Johnston requests that you slow your men until further orders.’
    • ‘You are confined to sick berth until further orders.’
    • ‘The Supreme Court on Friday restrained the Centre from granting any fresh approval for field trials of genetically modified organisms in the country until further orders.’
    • ‘To further compound the issue, the government by its order dated May 2, 2005 has ordered not to grant permission for conversation of agricultural land in and around Bangalore until further orders.’
    • ‘Commissioners for recording evidence should normally be appointed to the panel for a period of six years or until further orders, whichever may be earlier.’
    • ‘‘Any fighter who is unable to join his unit for any reason, must join another available unit, until further orders,’ the president said in a message read by a presenter.’
    • ‘When the respondents' works manager became aware of the condition of things in the vicinity of the wharf, he instructed their workmen that no welding or burning was to be carried on until further orders.’