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Noun: program  'prow,gram
  1. [N. Amer] A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    "they drew up a six-step program";
    - plan, programme [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. [N. Amer] 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";
    - programme [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. (computing) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
    "the program required several hundred lines of code";
    - programme [Brit, Cdn], computer program, computer programme [Brit]
     
  4. [N. Amer] A radio or television show
    "did you see his program last night?";
    - broadcast, programme [Brit, Cdn]
     
  5. [N. Amer] A document stating the aims and principles of a political party
    "they won the election even though they offered no positive program"; "their candidate simply ignored the party political program";
    - platform, political platform, political program
     
  6. [N. Amer] 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";
    - programme [Brit, Cdn]
     
  7. [N. Amer] An integrated course of academic studies
    "he was admitted to a new program at the university";
    - course of study, programme [Brit, Cdn], curriculum, syllabus
     
  8. [N. Amer] A performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation
    "the program lasted more than two hours";
    - programme [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: program (programmed,programming, or [US] programed,programing)  'prow,gram
  1. (computing) write a computer program
    - programme [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. [N. Amer] Arrange a program of or for
    "program the 80th birthday party";
    - programme [Brit, Cdn]

Sounds like: profits, prophets, Prorogram, pro

Derived forms: programs, programmed, programed

Type of: announcement, computer software, create by mental act, create mentally, document, gen [Brit, informal], idea, info [informal], information, package, papers, performance, promulgation, schedule, show, software, software package, software program, software system, system, system of rules, thought, written document

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