Meaning of PROCEDURE in English
[noun] - a set of actions which is the accepted way of doing somethingYou can't just do it however you like - you must follow procedure. [U]There is a complicated procedure for setting up the printer. [C]Social workers have standard procedures which they must follow when they are taking children away from their parents. [C](specialized) In computing, a procedure is part of a program which performs a particular job and which is operated by the main part of the program when it is needed.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012