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schedule

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃed.juːl/ us    /ˈsked-/
B2 a list of planned activities or things to be done showing the times or dates when they are intended to happen or be done: a production schedule a hectic/tight (= very busy) schedule Everything went according to schedule (= as had been planned).Schedules and agendasLists and catalogues B1 US (UK timetable) a list of the times when events are planned to happen, especially the times when buses, trains, and planes leave and arriveSchedules and agendasLists and cataloguesTravelling formal an official list of things: a schedule of business expensesLists and cataloguesSchedules and agendas ahead of schedule B2 early: We expect the building work to be completed ahead of schedule.Early on schedule B2 not early or lateAt the right time fall behind schedule to do less work than you planned to do by a particular point in timeLate

schedule

verb [T often passive] uk   /ˈʃed.juːl/ us    /ˈsked-/
B2 to arrange that an event or activity will happen at a particular time: The meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow afternoon. [+ to infinitive] The train is scheduled to arrive at 8.45, but it's running 20 minutes late.Schedules and agendasLists and cataloguesPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
scheduled
adjective uk   /-juːld/ us  
B2 This program will be broadcast half an hour later than the scheduled time.Schedules and agendasLists and catalogues
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