program

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French programme, from Late Latin programma ‎(a proclamation, edict), from Ancient Greek πρόγραμμα ‎(prógramma, a written public notice, an edict), from προγράφω ‎(prográphō, I set forth as a public notice), from πρό ‎(pró, before) + γράφω ‎(gráphō, I write).

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Noun[edit]

program ‎(plural programs)

  1. A set of structured activities.
    Our program for today’s exercise class includes swimming and jogging.
  2. A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.
    The program consisted of ads for restaurants and the credits of everyone connected with the play.
  3. (broadcasting) A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.
    Tonight’s program was hosted by Johnny Carson.
  4. (computing) A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
    The program runs on both Linux and Microsoft Windows.
  5. (chiefly in the phrase "get with the program") A particular mindset or method of doing things.
    • 1988, Die Hard:
      Ellis: Come on, John, why don’t you get with the program and tell him where the detonators are?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usage of program and programme:
    • US: program is the only spelling normally used.
    • UK: programme is used in all cases except for computer code, in which case program is generally used. Older sources may use programme for computer code.
    • Canada: both program and programme are used, but program is more common.
    • Australia: program is endorsed by the Australian government, but programme is most common.
    • New Zealand: programme is favoured by New Zealand dictionaries, and is endorsed by government usage; program is rarely seen outside the computing meaning.

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Verb[edit]

program ‎(third-person singular simple present programs, present participle programming, simple past and past participle programmed)

  1. (transitive) To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
    He programmed the DVR to record his favorite show.
  2. (transitive) To develop (software) by writing program code.
    I programmed a small game as a demonstration.
  3. (transitive) To put together the schedule of an event.
    Mary will program Tuesday’s festivities.
  4. (transitive) To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.
    The lab rat was programmed to press the lever when the bell rang.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

program m

  1. program (set of activities)
  2. program (for theater or TV)
  3. program (computing)
  4. agenda (of a meeting)

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External links[edit]

  • program in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • program in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin programma ‎(a proclamation, edict), from Ancient Greek πρόγραμμα ‎(prógramma, a written public notice, an edict).

Noun[edit]

program m ‎(plural programs)

  1. program

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Programm or English program, from Ancient Greek πρόγραμμα ‎(prógramma, a written public notice, an edict).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈproɡrɒm]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: prog‧ram

Noun[edit]

program ‎(plural programok)

  1. program (set of activities)
  2. (computing) program
  3. (politics) platform

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative program programok
accusative programot programokat
dative programnak programoknak
instrumental programmal programokkal
causal-final programért programokért
translative programmá programokká
terminative programig programokig
essive-formal programként programokként
essive-modal
inessive programban programokban
superessive programon programokon
adessive programnál programoknál
illative programba programokba
sublative programra programokra
allative programhoz programokhoz
elative programból programokból
delative programról programokról
ablative programtól programoktól
Possessive forms of program
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. programom programjaim
2nd person sing. programod programjaid
3rd person sing. programja programjai
1st person plural programunk programjaink
2nd person plural programotok programjaitok
3rd person plural programjuk programjaik

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

program m ‎(plural programs)

  1. programme
  2. manifesto

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

program n ‎(definite singular programmet, indefinite plural program or programmer, definite plural programma or programmene)

  1. a programme (UK) or program (US)
  2. (computing) a program (US and UK) (although programme is also used in British English)
  3. schedule

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

program n ‎(definite singular programmet, indefinite plural program, definite plural programma)

  1. a programme (UK) or program (US)
  2. (computing) a program (US and UK) (although programme is also used in British English)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

program m inan

  1. program (structured set of activities)
  2. program (broadcasted show)
  3. program (software)

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • program in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French programme

Noun[edit]

program n ‎(plural programe)

  1. program

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

prògram m ‎(Cyrillic spelling про̀грам)

  1. program (set of activities)
  2. program (for theater or TV)
  3. program (computing)

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Slovak[edit]

Noun[edit]

program m

  1. program (set of structured activities)
  2. program (computer program)

External links[edit]

  • program in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πρόγραμμα ‎(prógramma).

Noun[edit]

program n

  1. a program (a set of structured activities)
  2. a program (a leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity)
  3. a program (a performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television)
  4. (computing) a software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task
  5. a program on a washing machine; a cycle

Declension[edit]

Inflection of program 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative program programmet program programmen
Genitive programs programmets programs programmens

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French programme.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): pɾogˈɾam
  • Hyphenation: pɾog‧ram

Noun[edit]

program ‎(definite accusative programı, plural programlar)

  1. program
  2. (programming) computer program

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