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critical path methodnoun [C or U]

uk   us   (abbreviation CPM, also critical path analysis, abbreviation CPA) MANAGEMENT
a method of planning in what order tasks need to be done in a particular project, so that it can be finished successfully in the least amount of time: Various computer programs are available to help project managers use the critical path method. Critical path analysis can shed considerable light on the causes of delays.
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