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procedure

noun uk   /prəˈsiː.dʒər/  us   /-dʒɚ/

procedure noun (WAY TO DO)

B2 [C or U] a set of actions that is the official or accepted way of doing something: The company has new procedures for dealing with complaints. You must follow correct procedure at all times.
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procedure noun (MEDICAL TREATMENT)

[C] a medical operation: It's a routine/standard surgical procedure.

procedure noun (COMPUTING)

[C] specialized computing a part of a computer program that performs a particular job and is operated by the main part of the program when it is needed
procedural
adjective uk   us   /-əl/
procedural errors/matters
Translations of “procedure”
in Arabic إجراء…
in Korean 절차…
in Malaysian prosedur…
in French procédure…
in Turkish yol, yöntem, usül…
in Italian procedura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 程式, 步驟, 常規…
in Russian процедура…
in Polish procedura…
in Vietnamese thủ tục…
in Spanish procedimiento…
in Portuguese procedimento, trâmite…
in Thai ขั้นตอน…
in German das Verfahren…
in Catalan procediment, tràmit(s)…
in Japanese 手順…
in Indonesian prosedur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 程序, 步骤, 常规…
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