Meaning of PROGRAM in English

PROGRAM

/ ˈprəʊgræm; NAmE ˈproʊ-/ noun , verb

■ noun

1.

( computing ) a set of instructions in code that control the operations or functions of a computer :

Load the program into the computer.

2.

( NAmE ) = programme :

an intense training program

the university's graduate programs

a TV program

■ verb ( -mm- , NAmE also -m- )

1.

( computing ) to give a computer, etc. a set of instructions to make it perform a particular task :

[ v ]

In this class, students will learn how to program.

[ vn to inf ]

The computer is programmed to warn users before information is deleted.

[also vn ]

—compare programme

2.

( NAmE ) = programme

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.