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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
Translations of “procedure”
in Arabic إجراء…
in Korean 절차…
in Malaysian prosedur…
in French procédure…
in Turkish yol, yöntem, usül…
in Italian procedura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 程式, 步驟, 常規…
in Russian процедура…
in Polish procedura…
in Vietnamese thủ tục…
in Spanish procedimiento…
in Portuguese procedimento, trâmite…
in Thai ขั้นตอน…
in German das Verfahren…
in Catalan procediment, tràmit(s)…
in Japanese 手順…
in Indonesian prosedur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 程序, 步骤, 常规…
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