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timetable

noun [C] uk   /ˈtaɪmˌteɪ.bl̩/ UK ( US schedule) us  
B1 a list of the times when events are planned to happen, especially the times when buses, trains, and planes leave and arrive: Do you have a train timetable that I could borrow? The timetable for our trip to Paris includes visits to Notre-Dame and the Louvre. Here is the timetable of events for the day. I've got a very busy timetable next week (= I have a lot of activities planned).A2 a list of the times when classes in school happen: The first lesson on the timetable for Monday morning is history.
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verb [T usually passive] uk   /ˈtaɪmˌteɪ.bl̩/ UK ( US also UK schedule) us  
to plan when something is going to happen: [+ to infinitive] We are timetabled to go to the British Museum on Thursday and the Tower of London on Friday. The lecture is timetabled for 5.00 p.m.
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