program

1 BrE program AmE noun (C)
1 an important plan, especially one organized by a government or large organization: a United Nations programme to control the spread of AIDS | the US space program
2 a show or performance on television or radio, especially one that is played regularly: Northern Exposure is my favorite TV program.
(+ about): There's a programme on about organic gardening.
3 a set of planned activities in education or training, with a specific purpose: Stanford University's MBA program | Lucy's new fitness programme includes a mile jog every morning.
4 a printed description of what will happen at a play, concert etc and of the people who will be performing
5 the planned order of activities or events at a performance or meeting; schedule 1 (1): The next race on today's programme is the King George V Handicap.
6 a series of actions done in a particular order by a machine such as a washing machine: The light goes off when it finishes its program.
—see also: program 1 2 BrE, program AmE verb (T)
1 be programmed to be made to behave or think in a particular way because of the influence of a society, group, or situation
(+ to): Are girls programmed at an early age not to be interested in science subjects?
2 to set a machine to operate in a particular way: I've programmed the video to come on at ten.
—see also: program 1
3 to arrange for something to happen as part of a series of planned events or activities: What's programmed for this afternoon?

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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