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"
course of study, program, programme, curriculum, syllabus(noun)
an integrated course of academic studies
"he was admitted to a new program at the university"
broadcast, program, programme(noun)
a radio or television show
"did you see his program last night?"
program, programme, computer program, computer programme(noun)
(computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
"the program required several hundred lines of code"
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"
plan, program, programme(noun)
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"
a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation
"the program lasted more than two hours"
write a computer program
arrange a program of or for
"program the 80th birthday party"
A planned sequence of events.
Our programme for today's exercise class includes swimming and jogging.
A sheet or booklet that lists a schedule of events.
A presentation that is broadcast on radio or television.
The programme about Greek architecture starts at 9:00 on Channel 4.
Origin: From programma, from meaning "a public written notice".
that which is written or printed as a public notice or advertisement; a scheme; a prospectus; especially, a brief outline or explanation of the order to be pursued, or the subjects embraced, in any public exercise, performance, or entertainment; a preliminary sketch
Origin: [L. programma a public proclamation, manifesto, Gr. pro`gramma, fr. progra`fein to write before or in public; pro` before, forth + gra`fein to write; cf. F. programme. See Graphic.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Program, prō′gram, n. a public notice in writing: an outline of subjects and the order in which they are to be taken up at a meeting, exhibition, concert, &c.: a preliminary outline.—n. Prō′grammer, one who makes up a programme.—Programme music, music meant to give the hearers, by means of instruments, without words, the impressions of scenes and incidents. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. programma—pro, before, graphein, to write.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'programme' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #493
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Rank popularity for the word 'programme' in Written Corpus Frequency: #647
Rank popularity for the word 'programme' in Nouns Frequency: #114
The numerical value of programme in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of programme in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of programme in a Sentence
Katanga was the pilot programme for Congo.
The EU has worked ceaselessly to undermine this programme.
This is a routine, planned programme and is part of normal operations.
In 2016, our proposal to Congress is 25 billion pesos for the modernisation programme.
In terms of improvement and taking advantage of our global scale, it is the key programme.
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