Meaning of PROCEDURE in English
▪ complex , complicated
▪ simple , straightforward
▪ common , correct , normal , proper , recommended , standard , usual
There are standard ~s for dismissing staff.
▪ agreed ( esp. BrE ), established , routine
a formal ~ such as an audit
the strict legal ~s for adoption
▪ alternative , experimental , new
▪ sampling , testing
the use of animals in experimental ~s
▪ administrative , appeal ( esp. BrE ), appeals ( esp. AmE ), application , assessment , complaints ( esp. BrE ), court , criminal , disciplinary , emergency , evacuation , grievance ( esp. BrE ), operating , parliamentary , safety , scientific , security , selection , voting
▪ legal , medical
▪ cosmetic , diagnostic , non-invasive , non-surgical , screening , surgical
the most popular cosmetic ~ in the nation
a minor surgical ~
invasive surgical ~s
▪ abortion , biopsy , sterilization , transplant , etc.
VERB + PROCEDURE
▪ adopt , apply , carry out , conduct , employ , follow , implement , use
All animal ~s were conducted in accordance with the recommendations.
Did you follow the emergency ~ when you heard the alarm?
This ~ is usually recommended only for children.
He could no longer perform delicate ~s such as angioplasty.
The pilots completed the emergency ~s.
Banks began to review their credit ~s.
Women who undergo the ~ may be unable to breastfeed.
A straightforward complaints ~ must be established from the outset.
An attempt was made to standardize the ~.
▪ describe , outline
▪ under a/the ~
under a ~ established by legislation
▪ ~ for
the correct ~ for hiring staff
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012