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noun [countable] programme pronunciation in British English /ˈprəʊɡræm/
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  1. 1
    a plan of activities for achieving something
    A forest conservation programme has been launched in Guyana.
    a training/development/research programme
    programme of: an ambitious programme of educational expansion
    programme for: The Labour Party’s programme for recovery will help bring Britain out of recession.
    under/through a programme: Much has already been accomplished under the new housing programme.
    1. a.
      a plan of activities for an event or a series of events
      Her recital programme will consist of music by Beethoven, Chopin, and Debussy.
      Throughout the year, the city hosts a varied programme of major festivals.
  2. 2
    a television or radio broadcast
    More people watch the news than any other programme.
    He presents a programme on Radio 4.


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