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English definition of “procedure”


noun [C, U]     /prəʊˈsiːdʒər/
B2 the official or usual way of doing something: The company has new procedures for dealing with complaints. You must follow correct procedure at all times.Ways of achieving things
(Definition of procedure noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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