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program

[ proh-gram, -gruhm ]
/ 藞pro蕣 gr忙m, -gr蓹m /
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noun
verb (used with object), pro路grammed or pro路gramed, pro路gram路ming or pro路gram路ing.
verb (used without object), pro路grammed or pro路gramed, pro路gram路ming or pro路gram路ing.
to plan or write a program.
Digital Technology. to write computer code.
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Also especially British, pro路gramme .

Origin of program

First recorded in 1625鈥35; from Late Latin programma, from Greek pr贸gramma 鈥減ublic notice in writing鈥; see pro-2, -gram1

OTHER WORDS FROM program

re路pro路gram, verb (used with object), re路pro路grammed or re路pro路gramed, re路pro路gram路ming or re路pro路gram路ing.un路pro路grammed, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH program

pogrom, program
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British Dictionary definitions for program

program

sometimes programme

/ (藞pr蓹蕣伞r忙m) /

noun
a sequence of coded instructions fed into a computer, enabling it to perform specified logical and arithmetical operations on data
verb -grams, -gramming, -grammed, -grammes, -gramming or -grammed
(tr) to feed a program into (a computer)
(tr) to arrange (data) into a suitable form so that it can be processed by a computer
(intr) to write a program
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for program

program
[ pr艒gr膬m鈥 ]

A organized system of instructions and data interpreted by a computer. Programming instructions are often referred to as code. See more at source code. See also programming language.
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Cultural definitions for program

program

A series of instructions given to a computer to direct it to carry out certain operations. The term code is often used to denote large-scale operations.

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