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English definition of “programme”

programme

verb [T + obj + to infinitive ] UK (US program (-mm-))     /ˈprəʊ.ɡræm/ US  /ˈproʊ-/
to tell a device or system to operate in a particular way or at a particular time: I've programmed the heating to come on at 6.00.Computer programming and software be programmed to do sth to always do or think a particular thing, although you do not try to: I'm programmed to wake up at seven.Habitual behaviour
(Definition of programme verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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