Meaning of PROCEDURE in English

PROCEDURE

transcription, транскрипция: [ prə-ˈsē-jər ]

noun

Etymology: French procédure, from Middle French, from proceder

Date: circa 1611

1.

a. : a particular way of accomplishing something or of acting

b. : a step in a procedure

2.

a. : a series of steps followed in a regular definite order

legal procedure

a surgical procedure

b. : a set of instructions for a computer that has a name by which it can be called into action

3.

a. : a traditional or established way of doing things

b. : protocol 3a

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.