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programme (plural programmes)

  1. British spelling standard spelling of program.
    Our programme for today’s exercise class includes swimming and jogging.
    The programme about Greek architecture starts at 9:00 on Channel 4.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, in The Celebrity:
      It had been arranged as part of the day's programme that Mr. Cooke was to drive those who wished to go over the Rise in his new brake.
    • 1961, New Scientist (volume 9, number 226, page 679)
      Thus once a computer programme has been prepared, vastly different conditions can be inserted and experimented with at the expense of a few hours of computer time.
  2. (Britain, dated, possibly nonstandard) Alternative spelling of program (A computer program).

Usage notesEdit

See usage notes at program.

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VerbEdit

programme (third-person singular simple present programmes, present participle programming, simple past and past participle programmed)

  1. British spelling standard spelling of program.

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NounEdit

programme m (plural programmes)

  1. A set of structured activities.
  2. A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.
  3. A particular mindset or method of doing things.

VerbEdit

programme

  1. first-person singular present indicative of programmer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of programmer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of programmer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of programmer
  5. second-person singular imperative of programmer

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin programma (a proclamation, edict), from Ancient Greek πρόγραμμα (prógramma, a written public notice, an edict).

NounEdit

programme m (plural programmes)

  1. (computing, etc.) program

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