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Meaning of "program" in Essential American English Dictionary

program

noun   /ˈproʊ·ɡræm/
A2 a set of instructions that you put into a computer to make it do something: to write a computer program
A2 a show on television or radio: a TV program
a plan of events or activities with a particular purpose: The church offers religous programs for teens.
a thin book that you receive or buy at a concert, sports event, etc.
(Definition of program noun from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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