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procedure

noun [C or U]
 
 
/prəʊˈsiːdʒər/
a set of actions which is the usual or official way of doing something: procedure for sth The company has introduced new procedures for dealing with customer complaints.accepted/established/standard procedure Staff must follow correct procedure at all times. normal/proper/usual procedure appeals/complaints/emergency procedures accounting/audit/control procedures court/grievance/legal procedure adopt/follow/review procedures → See also disciplinary procedure, dispute procedure, disciplinary procedure, standard operating procedure
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