Meaning of PROCEDURE in English

PROCEDURE

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ complex , complicated

▪ simple , straightforward

▪ common , correct , normal , proper , recommended , standard , usual

There are standard ~s for dismissing staff.

▪ agreed ( esp. BrE ), established , routine

▪ formal

a formal ~ such as an audit

▪ strict

the strict legal ~s for adoption

▪ alternative , experimental , new

▪ sampling , testing

the use of animals in experimental ~s

▪ necessary

▪ special

▪ 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

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?

▪ recommend

This ~ is usually recommended only for children.

▪ approve

▪ perform

He could no longer perform delicate ~s such as angioplasty.

▪ complete

The pilots completed the emergency ~s.

▪ review

Banks began to review their credit ~s.

▪ repeat

▪ undergo

Women who undergo the ~ may be unable to breastfeed.

▪ establish

A straightforward complaints ~ must be established from the outset.

▪ standardize

An attempt was made to standardize the ~.

▪ simplify

▪ describe , outline

PREPOSITION

▪ under a/the ~

under a ~ established by legislation

▪ ~ for

the correct ~ for hiring staff

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