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English definition of “procedure”

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.Ways of achieving things

procedure noun (MEDICAL TREATMENT)

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

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 neededComputer programming and software
procedural
adjective uk   /-əl/ us  
procedural errors/mattersWays of achieving things
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