›(alsocomputer program)ITa series of instructions put into a computer so that it does particular tasks: load/download a programThe service will prompt you to download the appropriate program.install/uninstall a programWhen I try to install a program, I get an error message.design/develop/write a programThe company is trying to develop a program that will predict terrorist acts.run/execute/use a programThe command allows computer users to run a program with administrator rights.
›US(UKprogramme)GOVERNMENT, MANAGEMENTan officially organized system of services, activities, or opportunities that help people achieve something: a government/state programThe governor proposed a state $500 million program to build new schools.a health insurance/product-development/construction programThe tax funds health insurance programs for the working poor.We had to end the bonus program for non-executive staff.a program to do sthA financial advisor analyzes clients' finances and prepares personalized programs to meet objectives.build/develop/finance a programlaunch/initiate a program → Compareschemenoun
›US(UKprogramme)a course of study, especially at a college or university: 20 years ago there were only two women in our program.Business/Nursing/Management programMs. Boothe will enter the college's Business program next year.a Master's/graduate programThe university has 40 different graduate programs.
›US(UKprogramme)a planned series of related events or activities: A program of meetings has been planned for October and November.organize/set up/plan a program
›US(UKprogramme)COMMUNICATIONSa television or radio show: On today's program, we'll have an interview with Bill Gates.