pro|gram1 [ `prou,græm ] noun count ***
▸ 1 a broadcast
▸ 2 plan of activities
▸ 3 in computing
▸ 4 course of study
▸ 5 book/piece of paper
1. ) a television or radio broadcast:
More people watch the news than any other program.
She hosts a call-in radio program.
2. ) a plan of activities for achieving something:
A forest conservation program has been launched in Guyana.
program for: The president's program for welfare reform will help people get back into the workforce.
program of: a program of economic reform
under/through a program: A lot has already been accomplished under the new housing program.
a ) a plan of activities for an event or a series of events:
Her recital program will consist of music by Beethoven, Chopin, and Debussy.
Throughout the year, the city hosts a varied program of festivals.
3. ) COMPUTING a series of instructions that makes a computer perform an action or a particular type of work:
a word processing/graphics/spreadsheet program
4. ) a course of study in a college or university:
Kathy is enrolled in a graduate program in journalism.
5. ) a thin book or a piece of paper that gives an audience information about a performance or event:
The program says that there will be a 15-minute intermission.
get with the program AMERICAN INFORMAL
used for telling someone to pay attention, or do what they are expected to do
go along with the program AMERICAN INFORMAL
used for saying you will do what you are expected to and not ask why
pro|gram 2 [ `prou,græm ] verb transitive *
1. ) to give a series of instructions to a computer or other piece of equipment so that it will do something automatically:
The heating system has been programmed to maintain a constant temperature.
2. ) to plan something:
We need to program some time for discussions at the end of the day.
3. ) to make a person or animal behave in a particular way:
Human beings are genetically programmed to learn certain kinds of languages.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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