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English definition of “procedure”

procedure

noun [C] (COMPUTING)    /prəˈsiː.dʒər/ US  /-dʒɚ/ specialized
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 Computer programming and software
(Definition of procedure noun (COMPUTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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