- Programme is a British spelling for a program, which is a planned series of events, or a performance, or a booklet telling you what events to expect as part of a series of events.
An example of a programme is a news broadcast on the BBC in London.
- Programme is a British spelling for program, which is defined as to input data into a machine to cause it to do a certain thing, or to train a person or animal to behave or react in a certain way.
An example of programme is to train British military guards to maintain their stance and attention.
& v.Chiefly British
- (UK) Alternative form of program.
- Our programme for today’s exercise class includes swimming and jogging.
- The programme about Greek architecture starts at 9:00 on Channel 4.
Variant of program
- a proclamation
- a prospectus or syllabus
- the acts, speeches, musical pieces, etc. that make up an entertainment, ceremony, etc.
- a printed list of these
- a scheduled broadcast on radio or television
- a plan or procedure for dealing with some matter
- all the activities that can be participated in at a community center, camp, resort, etc.
- a logical sequence of coded instructions specifying the operations to be performed by a computer in solving a problem or in processing data
- a series of operations which may be used to control the functions of an electronic device
Origin of program; from Late Latin and amp; Fr: French programme ; from Late Latin programma ; from Classical Greek edict ; from prographein, to write in public ; from pro-, before + graphein, to write: see pro- and amp; graphic
transitive verbprogrammed or programed, programming or programing
- to enter or schedule in a program
- ☆ to prepare the questions and answers for (a textbook or a teaching machine to be used in programmed instruction)
- to plan a computer program for (a task, problem, etc.)
- to furnish (a computer, chip, etc.) with a program
- to incorporate in a computer program
- to set the program of (an electronic device)
- to predispose to behave in a certain way, have a certain mindset. etc.; condition: to program a child for failure