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1program(US)noun
or Britishprogramme/ˈproʊˌgræm/
pluralprograms
1program(US)
noun
or British programme /ˈproʊˌgræm/
pluralprograms
Learner's definition of PROGRAM  
[count]
: a plan of things that are done in order to achieve a specific result
: a set of instructions that tell a computer what to do
◊ In this sense, the spelling program is used in both U.S. and British English.
: a thin book or a piece of paper that gives information about a concert, play, sports game, etc.
: something that is broadcast on television or radio
US  : a group of classes that lead to a degree : a course of study

get with the program

informal
: to start doing what others need or want you to do : to become involved and active in a useful and effective way
2program(US)verb
or Britishprogramme/ˈproʊˌgræm/
programsprogrammedorprogramedprogrammingorprograming
2program(US)
verb
or British programme /ˈproʊˌgræm/
programsprogrammedorprogramedprogrammingorprograming
Learner's definition of PROGRAM  
: to give (a computer) a set of instructions to perform a particular action : to create a program for (a computer)
[+ object]
— often used as (be) programmed
[no object]
◊ In this sense, the spelling program is used in both U.S. and British English.
   b  [+ object]  : to give (a machine) a set of instructions to perform a particular action
[+ object]  : to make (a person or animal) behave or think in a particular way — often used as (be) programmed

— programmable

/ˈproʊˌgræməbəl/adjective
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