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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Programme \Pro"gramme\, noun [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}.] 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.

{Programme music} (Mus.), descriptive instrumental music which requires an argument or programme to explain the meaning of its several movements.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: 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" [syn: {program}, {programme}]

2: an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university" [syn: {course of study}, {program}, {programme}, {curriculum}, {syllabus}]

3: a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?" [syn: {broadcast}, {program}, {programme}]

4: (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code" [syn: {program}, {programme}, {computer program}, {computer programme}]

5: 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" [syn: {program}, {programme}]

6: 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" [syn: {plan}, {program}, {programme}]

7: a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours" [syn: {program}, {programme}]


1: write a computer program [syn: {program}, {programme}]

2: arrange a program of or for; "program the 80th birthday party" [syn: {program}, {programme}]

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