Meaning of PROCEDURE in English

PROCEDURE

[pro.ce.dure] n [F procedure, fr. MF, fr. proceder] (ca. 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 ~" "a surgical ~" b: a series 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

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