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English definition of “schedule”
› [C] a plan of activities or tasks together with the times or dates when they are intended to happen or be done: a hectic/tight/busy schedule The company will cut its first-quarter production schedule by 4%. It's important that we have a flexible work schedule.design/plan a schedule First and foremost you should plan a schedule for the project. keep to/work to/have a schedule a schedule of activities/events/meetings → Compare timetable noun
› [C] US TRANSPORT a list of the times when buses, trains, and planes leave and arrive: a bus/train schedule → Compare timetable noun
› [C] COMMUNICATIONS a list of television or radio programmes that are broadcast at particular times: television schedules We are looking at ways to improve the daytime schedule.
› [C] a formal list: a schedule of prices/rates
› [C] LAW, INSURANCE an official list of things that are affected by a legal or insurance agreement: The paintings were added to the insurance schedule.
ahead of schedule › early: The meeting finished ahead of schedule. If things continue to run ahead of schedule, construction could be finished two months early.
on schedule › at the right time, not early or late: The group remains on schedule to open six new outlets in the second half.
fall behind schedule › to do less work than you planned to do by a particular point in time: The project started six months late and continued to fall behind schedule.
according to schedule › at the time or in the way that was planned: If everything goes according to schedule, work will be complete in December. → See also aging schedule, earnings schedule, employee schedule, tax schedule