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Noun: procedure  pru'see-ju(r)
  1. A particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    "the procedure of obtaining a driver's licence";
    - process
  2. A process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    - operation
  3. A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
    - routine, subroutine, subprogram, function
  4. A mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

Derived forms: procedures

Type of: activity, computer software, legal proceeding, package, proceeding, proceedings, software, software package, software program, software system, work

Part of: computer program, computer programme [Brit], program, programme [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Procedure