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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
                • A two-step procedure was performed to induce chronic renal disease (CRD): left heminephrectomy at 20 weeks of age followed by right total nephrectomy 1 week later.
                • The percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes accepted for cardiosurgical procedures is rising.
                • The new procedure relies on a type of laser called the pulsed photoangiolytic KTP. Its green light selectively destroys the blood vessels feeding the tumor without burning the vocal cords.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • 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.
                • Chen and Ling reported on their experiences using this phantom for training in endonasal surgical procedures.
                • I think the overflow bug is in your stored procedure.
            • 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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