procedure

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French procedure, from Latin procedere (to go forward, proceed); see proceed.

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procedure (countable and uncountable, plural procedures)

  1. A particular method for performing a task.
  2. A series of small tasks or steps taken to accomplish an end.
  3. (uncountable) The set of established forms or methods of an organized body for accomplishing a certain task or tasks.
    Ensure that you follow procedure when accessing customers' personal information.
  4. The steps taken in an action or other legal proceeding.
    Gracious procedures.I. Taylor.
  5. (obsolete) That which results; issue; product.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bacon to this entry?)
  6. (computing) A subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task.

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procedure f (plural procedures)

  1. procedure

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procedure f

  1. plural form of procedura

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procedure f (oblique plural procedures, nominative singular procedure, nominative plural procedures)

  1. procedure (particular method for performing a task)

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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 04:25