Definition of 'program'
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This is an alternative universe where computer programs have human form. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Airlines use complex computer programs to raise and reduce prices depending on demand and the number of available seats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He called his computer program Eliza. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new breed of online platforms is offering users the data and tools to build their own computer trading programs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His first assignment was to write a program for an insurance broker in Dorset, using assembly code. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One rationale claims that the increase was because of growing numbers of people and increased specialized programs. Christianity Today (2000)What two foundations are needed to insure a comprehensive school health program? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Then make sure your program deals realistically with your position on the ladder. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)Computer programs are now able to identify similarities between songs more definitively than the human ear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is an alternative universe where computer programs have human form. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is sometimes done with the help of a special program called an editor. Computers Basic Facts (1983)This does not mean that all voluntary affirmative action programs will be upheld by the courts. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Many of the chapters in this volume specify educational programs that are intended to increase procedural knowledge. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)What is meant by the term comprehensive school health program? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)These activities all comprise " action programs. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsBut it is not like you can write a computer program to make those mental leaps for you. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These scammers want you to buy a special computer program which gives them free rein to empty your bank account. The Sun (2013)That changed as they got older when he would write programs on his computer to help them to learn maths. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Both educational programs generally accept students into their classes after they have completed a bachelor's degree. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Such investors are the opposite of stock pickers; computer programs should be able to do the job. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'program'
British English: program /ˈprəʊɡræm/ NOUN
A program is a set of instructions that a computer follows in order to perform a particular task.
The chances of an error occurring in a computer program increase with the size of the program.
- American English: program computing
- Arabic: بَرْنَامَج
- Brazilian Portuguese: programa
- Chinese: 程序
- Croatian: program
- Czech: program počítačový
- Danish: program
- Dutch: programma
- European Spanish: programa
- Finnish: tietokoneohjelma
- French: programme logiciel
- German: Programm Auffuehrung
- Greek: πρόγραμμα
- Italian: programma
- Japanese: プログラム
- Korean: 프로그램
- Norwegian: program
- Polish: program komputer
- European Portuguese: programa
- Romanian: program
- Russian: программа
- Spanish: programa
- Swedish: program
- Thai: โปรแกรม
- Turkish: program
- Ukrainian: програма
- Vietnamese: chương trình
British English: program /ˈprəʊɡræm/ VERB
When you program a computer, you give it a set of instructions to make it able to perform a particular task.
He programmed his computer to compare all the possible combinations.
- American English: program
- Arabic: يُبَرْمِج
- Brazilian Portuguese: programar
- Chinese: 编程
- Croatian: programirati
- Czech: programovat
- Danish: programmere
- Dutch: programmeren
- European Spanish: programar
- Finnish: ohjelmoida
- French: programmer
- German: programmieren
- Greek: προγραμματίζω
- Italian: programmare
- Japanese: プログラムを作成する
- Korean: 프로그램을 짜다
- Norwegian: programmere
- Polish: zaprogramować
- European Portuguese: programar
- Romanian: a programa
- Russian: программировать
- Spanish: programar
- Swedish: programmera
- Thai: ตั้งโปรแกรม
- Turkish: programlamak
- Ukrainian: програмувати
- Vietnamese: lên chương trình
Definition of program from the Collins English Dictionary
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