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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 ​ordertasks need to be done in a particular ​project, so that it can be ​finished successfully in the least ​amount of ​time: Various ​computerprograms are ​available to ​helpprojectmanagers use the ​critical path ​method. Critical path ​analysis can ​shed considerable ​light on the causes of delays.
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