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noun [countable]     programme pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a plan of activities for achieving something

    A forest conservation programme has been launched in Guyana.

    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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