Definition of 'schedule'
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The married father of three says he finds time in his busy schedule to play village cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We were ahead of schedule last year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The schedules are the way they are and we have to get on with them. The Sun (2009)We are two months ahead of schedule. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You should ask people who make the schedule. The Sun (2011)The report blamed work schedules for the time they spend apart. The Sun (2010)The work was completed two years behind schedule. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The first is simply one of scheduling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Aides insisted that he would leave his schedule unchanged. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They liked having the option of paying for a faster journey when on a tight schedule. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Those figures seem to suggest the scheme was coming in on budget but behind schedule. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Talks between the two were thought to be scheduled to take place yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Political prisoners were released and a schedule for democratic elections organised. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We met up most days when my hectic schedule allowed. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)You can set a schedule specifying a time for the boiler to come on. The Sun (2016)The proper way to use objectives is the way an airline uses schedules and flight plans. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)They have a good opportunity to show me they are ahead of the planned schedule. The Sun (2007)Take some time out of your busy schedule to work out what you really want from life. The Sun (2015)Often a planned schedule and to-do list are thrown out the window by lunch time. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'schedule'
British English: schedule /ˈʃɛdjuːl; ˈskɛdʒʊəl/ NOUN
A schedule is a plan that gives a list of events or tasks and the times at which each one should happen or be done.
He has been forced to adjust his schedule.
- American English: schedule
- Arabic: جَدْوَل
- Brazilian Portuguese: cronograma
- Chinese: 日程安排
- Croatian: raspored
- Czech: program plán
- Danish: tidsplan
- Dutch: schema
- European Spanish: calendario agenda
- Finnish: aikataulu ohjelma
- French: programme plan
- German: Zeitplan
- Greek: χρονοδιάγραμμα
- Italian: programma
- Japanese: 予定
- Korean: 일정
- Norwegian: timeplan
- Polish: harmonogram
- European Portuguese: plano
- Romanian: program
- Russian: график
- Spanish: calendario programa
- Swedish: schema
- Thai: ตารางเวลา
- Turkish: program
- Ukrainian: розклад
- Vietnamese: kế hoạch
British English: schedule VERB
If something is scheduled to happen at a particular time, arrangements are made for it to happen at that time.
The space shuttle had been scheduled to blast off at 04:38.
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