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timetablenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtaɪmˌteɪ.bəl/  us   /ˈtaɪmˌteɪ.bəl/
B1 a ​detailedplanshowing when ​events or ​activities will ​happen : The timetable forourtrip to Paris ​includesvisits to Notre-Dame and the Louvre. Here is the timetable ofevents for the ​day. the timetable for the ​withdrawal of US ​troops from the ​country
UK (US schedule) a ​list of the ​times when ​buses, ​trains, and ​planesleave and ​arrive : Do you have a ​train timetable that I could ​borrow?
A2 UK (US schedule) a ​list of the ​times when ​classes in ​schoolhappen: The first ​lesson on the timetable forMondaymorning is ​history.

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timetableverb [T usually passive]

uk   /ˈtaɪmˌteɪ.bəl/  us   /ˈtaɪmˌteɪ.bəl/ UK (US also UK schedule)
(Definition of timetable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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timetablenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɑɪmˌteɪ·bəl/
a ​list of the ​times when ​particularactivities or ​events will ​happen; ​schedule: An ​election is ​expected in one or two ​years, ​although no timetable has been ​announced.
(Definition of timetable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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timetablenoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​sciencecenter.set/give/announce a timetable Aid ​organizations are ​accusing G8 countries of ​failing to set a ​clear timetable for ​increasingaid.a timetable to do sth Ernst & Young has set a six-month timetable to make a decision. a specific/strict/detailed timetable
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(US also schedule) TRANSPORT a ​list of the ​times when buses, ​trains, or ​planesleave and arrive: a bus/​train/​railway timetable

timetableverb [T, usually passive]

uk   us   /ˈtaɪmˌteɪbl/
to make a ​plan of the ​dates for something to ​happen or the different ​parts of a ​process or ​activity to be completed: be timetabled for sth Elections are timetabled for the second half of next ​year. The ​firm has timetabled an ​aggressiveseries of ​productlaunches.
(Definition of timetable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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