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procedure

EN[prəˈsiːdʒə] [pɹəˈsidʒɚ]
US
WProcedure
  • Procedure may refer to:
  • Procedure (term)
  • Medical procedure
  • Instructions or recipes, a set of commands that show how to prepare or make something
  • Standard Operating Procedure, a step-by-step instruction to achieve a desired result, used in industry and military
  • Legal procedure, the body of law and rules used in the administration of justice in the court system, including—
  • Civil procedure
  • Criminal procedure
  • Administrative procedure
  • Parliamentary procedure, a set of rules governing meetings.
  • Procedure (computer science), also known as subroutine, function, or subprogram
FR procédure

    Definition of procedure in English Dictionary

  • NounPLproceduresPREpro-SUF-ure
    1. A particular method for performing a task.
      1. One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.
    2. A series of small tasks or steps taken to accomplish an end.
      1. NU The set of established forms or methods of an organized body for accomplishing a certain task or tasks.
        1. Ensure that you follow procedure when accessing customers' personal information. ‎
      2. The steps taken in an action or other legal proceeding.
        1. OBS That which results; issue; product.
          1. (computing) A subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task.
            1. (medicine) A surgical operation.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • The procedure was done under peribulbar anaesthesia.
                • CONCLUSION: During liver procurement, complete heparization, perfusion in situ with localized low temperature and standard technique procedures are the basis ensuring the quality of the graft.
                • Before pooling, we applied a vincentisation procedure (see Results for more details) to normalise reaction times across subjects.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • I think the overflow bug is in your stored procedure.
                • Chen and Ling reported on their experiences using this phantom for training in endonasal surgical procedures.
                • The impact on workers is fairly obvious but I believe that managerial jobs have also been deskilled by the adoption of controlling systems and procedures.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
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                Meaning of procedure for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "procedure" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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