Robert's Rules of Order

noun
a book of rules for presiding over a meeting; written by Henry M. Martin in 1876 and subsequently updated through many editions
Instance Hypernyms: ↑order, ↑rules of order, ↑parliamentary law, ↑parliamentary procedure

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Robert’s Rules of Order [Roberts Rules of Order]
a small US book containing rules for running formal meetings, based on the procedures used in the British Parliament. It was first published in 1876 and has appeared since then in several new versions. It has been used by the US ↑Congress, businesses and even small clubs.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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