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timetable

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtaɪmˌteɪbl/
a plan of the dates when something should happen or when the different parts of a process or activity should be completed: a timetable for (doing) sth What is the timetable for completing the merger? There is no timetable as yet for installation of all the facilities at the new science center.set/give/announce a timetable Aid organizations are accusing G8 countries of failing to set a clear timetable for increasing aid.a timetable to do sth Ernst & Young has set a six-month timetable to make a decision. a specific/strict/detailed timetable →  See also schedule noun
( US also schedule) TRANSPORT a list of the times when buses, trains, or planes leave and arrive: a bus/train/railway timetable
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