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programme

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈprəʊɡræm/ UK (US program)
GOVERNMENT, MANAGEMENT an officially organized system of services, activities, or opportunities that help people achieve something: There is no graduate training programme for new recruits.a programme to do sth Housing Market Renewal is a programme to deal with low demand in housing areas. a building/development/research programme build/develop/finance a programme launch/carry out/initiate a programme
COMMUNICATIONS a broadcast on television or radio: watch/see a programme Did you see that new programme last night?a television/TV/radio programme There aren't too many TV programmes worth watching right now.a news/reality/history programme We listened to a news programme on the BBC World Service.broadcast/show a programme (about sth) They're always showing programmes about nasty people doing nasty things to each other.a programme on sth We listened to a new programme on Radio 4.
a planned series of related events or activities: A programme of meetings has been planned for October and November. organize/set up/plan a programme
→ Compare program → See also change programme, employee assistance programme, employee referral programme
(Definition of programme noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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