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English definition of “program”

program

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈprəʊɡræm/
COMPUTER A2 a set of instructions that you put into a computer to make it do something: to write a computer program Computer programming and software
US US spelling of programmeProgrammes and other broadcasts
(Definition of program noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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