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Definitions of program

  1. a radio or television show; " did you see his program last night?"
  2. ( computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; " the program required several hundred lines of code"
  3. a course of academic studies; " he was admitted to a new program at the university"
  4. a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; " they drew up a six- step plan"; " they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
  5. a document stating the aims and principles of a political party; " their candidate simply ignored the party platform"; " they won the election even though they offered no positive program"
  6. write a computer program
  7. a performance ( or series of performances) at a public presentation; " the program lasted more than two hours"
  8. a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; " he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; " working mothers rely on the day care program"
  9. an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event; " you can't tell the players without a program"
  10. an integrated course of academic studies; " he was admitted to a new program at the university"
  11. arrange a program of or for; " program the 80th birthday party"
  12. Same as Programme.
  13. A brief outline giving in order the features that make up a public entertainment, ceremony, etc.; the features that make up the entertainment, etc.; a regular plan of action in any undertaking. Also, programme.
  14. Order of any proceeding drawn up beforehand.
  15. A list of exercises, as for an entertainment; any prearranged plan.
  16. An outline published beforehand; an outline of the order to be pursued in any public exercise, performance or entertainment.
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Quotes of program

  1. The newspaper fits the reader's program while the listener must fit the broadcaster's program – Kingman Brewster, Jr.
  2. Briefly, to program it requires an absolute understanding of how all 65, 536 processors are interconnected. – Philip Emeagwali
  3. As I very much liked to draw and paint as a child, I entered a special art program in high school, which was very much like being in an art school imbedded in a regular high school curriculum. – Jerome Isaac Friedman
  4. Some people recovering from drugs or alcohol stay with the programs indefinitely, making the recovery program their family, a long -term source of attention rewards. – Keith Henson
  5. They take pride in their schools. They begin to participate, where, when they are renters, they don't do that. So what we're doing by this program is strengthening America. – Alphonso Jackson
  6. Unification is not our present goal. That is a future program – Kim Dae Jung
  7. On another level, I want to mention that I have a strong Jewish identity and- over the years- have been involved in several Jewish projects, such as the establishment of a strong program of Judaic Studies at the University of California in San Diego. – Walter Kohn
  8. The president feels not only do we need to change these rogue regimes, but even our friendly allies, who really basically have, sort of, benign dictatorships, need to get with the program if they want to have long -term security and prosperity from terrorism. – Mitch McConnell
  9. We can preserve Social Security benefits for generations of Americans without privatizing this important program – Richard Neal
  10. It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical. – Alan Perlis
  11. But also, the guest workers program it's quite often misused, meaning people could come in as part of a guest workers program and after two weeks in the fields, they'd run off to do every other kind of job that isn't covered by a guest workers program – Dana Rohrabacher
  12. I do not think that the educational program of our schools should be determined by what the community thinks it needs. – Sargent Shriver
  13. What was most important to me at the Olympics was going out there and performing my best. When I messed up the first jump combination, which was my big move, it hit me that I messed up the program of my life. – Debi Thomas
  14. Federal program and services outlay in Puerto Rico is approximately $10 billion per year. – Dick Thornburgh
  15. For every action there is an equal and opposite government program – Bob Wells

Usage examples for program

  1. Using his art program Cade darkened her hair a few shades, then darkened it some more. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  2. If your program shows promise in six months, he said, You'll get more money. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  3. It was then that a parade not on the program took place. – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  4. He wrote from the town of Shelby, where he has been teaching a classic school, and he inclosed the program of the exhibition. – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  5. A little; I love to dance, but a long program does weary me. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  6. In the meantime our own program is clear. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  7. The only thing to do was to make the best of it and plan the most unique program the brains of the whole household could devise. – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  8. That means that the program must be simple, so that the masses can understand it. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  9. But I ought to be laying out the program for to- day's work. – Camp Fires of the Wolf Patrol by Alan Douglas
  10. Statesmanship cannot rest upon the good sense of its program – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  11. It was my dance program – The Other Side of the Door by Lucia Chamberlain
  12. Meanwhile, Kelgarries spoke briskly, we'll do what we can to speed up the program as it now stands. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  13. He goes on to say he is expecting to hear from the gentleman almost any minute now and then he'll know better what the program is. – J. Poindexter, Colored by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  14. But we have to consider this question: Is the program of not having to pay anything a reality, or is it only a dream? – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  15. Then he sunk far down in his seat and buried his face in his program – Molly Brown's Sophomore Days by Nell Speed
  16. He secured Lana's program without waiting for the matron's indifferent permission. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  17. The worm's mail- back program would do this. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  18. The program for the evening's entertainment was a varied one. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  19. But that's not a real program – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  20. It happens to all of us; you might as well get with the program that was the message. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau

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