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Dictionary Definition

program

Noun

1 a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program" [syn: programme]
2 a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue" [syn: plan, programme]
3 (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code" [syn: programme, computer program, computer programme]
4 an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university" [syn: course of study, programme, curriculum, syllabus]
5 a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?" [syn: broadcast, programme]
6 a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours" [syn: programme]
7 a document stating the aims and principles of a political party; "their candidate simply ignored the party platform"; "they won the election even though they offered no positive program" [syn: platform, political platform, political program]
8 an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event; "you can't tell the players without a program" [syn: programme]

Verb

1 arrange a program of or for; "program the 80th birthday party" [syn: programme]
2 write a computer program [syn: programme] [also: programming, programmes, programmed]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Alternative spellings

Pronunciation

  • a RP /ˈprəʊɡræm/, /"pr@Ugr

Extensive Definition

Program or programme may refer to:
program in German: Programm
program in Spanish: Programa
program in Esperanto: Programo
program in Persian: برنامه
program in French: Programme
program in Galician: Programa
program in Korean: 프로그램
program in Italian: Programma
program in Hebrew: תוכנית
program in Georgian: პროგრამა
program in Lithuanian: Programa
program in Dutch: Programma
program in Japanese: プログラム
program in Polish: Program
program in Portuguese: Programa
program in Russian: Программа
program in Simple English: Program
program in Slovak: Program
program in Finnish: Ohjelma
program in Swedish: Program
program in Thai: โปรแกรม
program in Turkish: Program
program in Urdu: برنامج
program in Chinese: 節目

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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