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programmenoun [C]

UK (US program) uk   /ˈprəʊ.ɡræm/  us   /ˈproʊ-/

programme noun [C] (BROADCAST)

A2 a broadcast on television or radio: It's one of those arts programmes late at night. It's my favourite TV programme - I never miss an episode.
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programme noun [C] (BOOK)

a thin book or piece of paper giving information about a play or musical or sports event, usually bought at the theatre or place where the event happens: I looked in the programme to find out the actor's name. He collected football programmes.

programme noun [C] (PLAN)

B2 a plan of activities to be done or things to be achieved: The school offers an exciting and varied programme of social events. The rail system is to put 20 million pounds into its modernization programme. I'm running three mornings a week - it's all part of my fitness programme.

programmeverb [T + obj + to infinitive ]

UK (US program (-mm-)) uk   /ˈprəʊ.ɡræm/  us   /ˈproʊ-/
to tell a device or system to operate in a particular way or at a particular time: I've programmed the heating to come on at 6.00.be programmed to do sth to always do or think a particular thing, although you do not try to: I'm programmed to wake up at seven.
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