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Programme or Program (from the Greek πρόγραμμα, προ pro before, γράμμα gramma letter, writing) may refer to:

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Etymology

From French programme < Late Latin programma (a proclamation, edict) < Ancient Greek πρόγραμμα (programma), a written public notice, an edict) < προγράφω (prographō), I set forth as a public notice) < πρό (pro), before) + < γράφω (graphō), I write).

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpɹəʊɡɹam/, SAMPA: /"pr@Ugr{m/
  • (US) enPR: prōʹgrăm, IPA: /ˈproʊɡræm/, SAMPA: /"proUgr{m/ or enPR: prōʹgrəm, IPA: /ˈproʊɡrəm/, SAMPA: /"proUgr@m/
  •  Audio (US)help, file

Noun

Singular
program

Plural
programs

program (plural programs)

  1. A set of structured activities.
    • Our program for today’s exercise class includes swimming and jogging.
  2. A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.
    • The program consisted of ads for restaurants and the credits of everyone connected with the play.
  3. A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.
    • Tonight’s program was hosted by Johnny Carson.
  4. (computing): A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
  5. A particular mindset or method of doing things.
    • Come on, John, why don’t you get with the program and tell him where the detonators are? – Ellis in the movie Die Hard.

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Verb

Infinitive
to program

Third person singular
programs

Simple past
programmed

Past participle
programmed

Present participle
programming

to program (third-person singular simple present programs, present participle programming, simple past and past participle programmed)

  1. (transitive) To enter a program or other instructions into a computer (or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
    • He programmed the DVR to record his favorite show.
  2. (transitive) To put together the schedule of an event.
    • Mary will program Tuesday’s festivities.

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Translations

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External links

  • program in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • program in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

program m.

  1. program (set of activities)
  2. program (for theater or TV)
  3. program (computing)
  4. agenda (of a meeting)

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈprogrɒm/
  • Hyphenation: prog‧ram

Noun

program (plural programok)

  1. program (set of activities)
  2. (computing) program
  3. (politics) platform

Declension

Derived terms


Norwegian

Noun

program n. (definite singular programet; indefinite plural programer; definite plural programa/programene)

  1. TV programme
  2. computer program
  3. schedule

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

prògram m. (Cyrillic spelling про̀грам)

  1. program (set of activities)
  2. program (for theater or TV)
  3. program (computing)

Declension


Slovak

Noun

program m., programy pl.

  1. Program

Swedish

Inflection for program Singular Plural
Neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative program programmet program programmen
Genitive programs programmets programs programmens

Noun

program

  1. Program (A set of structured activities.)
  2. Program (A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.)
  3. Program (A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.)
  4. (computing) A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
  5. A programme/program on a washing machine; a cycle.

Simple English

The term Program can be used in many ways.


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