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"programming" in British English

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programmingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈprəʊ.ɡræm.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈproʊ-/
B2 the ​activity or ​job of writing ​computerprograms
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(Definition of programming from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"programming" in Business English

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programmingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈprəʊɡræmɪŋ/
(also computer programming) IT the ​process or ​skill of writing ​programs for ​computers: She ​studiedcomputer programming at college. I didn't have any programming ​knowledge at all, but the ​training was very good. All the software programmingjobs were ​movedoverseas.
IT the ​instructions that tell a ​computer what to do: Officials said a programming ​errorled them to ​overpay about $73,700.
COMMUNICATIONS the ​programmes that are ​broadcast on ​television or radio: television/TV/radio programming More and more ​television programming is ​offered in high-definition ​format.science/children's/sports programming When ​publictelevisionviewers were ​asked what they want to see more of on ​television, ​science programming ​ranked first, ​followed by ​history. The ​network has ​increased it's ​educational programming for children.
(Definition of programming from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “programming”
in Arabic بَرمَجة…
in Korean 프로그래밍, 컴퓨터 프로그램을 짜는 것…
in Portuguese programação…
in Catalan programació…
in Japanese (コンピュータの)プログラミング…
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机的)程序…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦的)程式…
in Italian programmazione…
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