Programme Pro"gramme, n. [L. programma a public proclamation, manifesto, Gr. ?, fr. ? to write before or in public; ? before, forth + ? to write; cf. F. programme. See {Graphic}.] That which is written or printed as a public notice or advertisement; a scheme; a prospectus; especially, a brief outline or explanation of the order to be pursued, or the subjects embraced, in any public exercise, performance, or entertainment; a preliminary sketch. [1913 Webster]

{Programme music} (Mus.), descriptive instrumental music which requires an argument or programme to explain the meaning of its several movements. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Programme — Programme …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • programme — [ prɔgram ] n. m. • 1677 « description détaillée d un cours; sujet d un concours »; rare av. XIXe; gr. programma « ce qui est écrit à l avance » 1 ♦ Écrit annonçant et décrivant les diverses parties d une cérémonie, d un spectacle, etc. Programme …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • programme — (Brit.) pro·gramme || prəʊgræm n. plan, project,schedule, agenda, written order of events; public presentation; show that is broadcast on television or radio; planned group of activities; prospectus, syllabus; computer program (also program)… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • programme — PROGRAMME. s. m. Placart qu on affiche au coin des ruës, ou qu on distribuë par les maisons pour inviter à quelque action publique. Il n a guere d usage que dans l Université. Il m a apporté des programmes pour m inviter à l Oraison qu il doit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • programme — (US program) ► NOUN 1) a planned series of events. 2) a radio or television broadcast. 3) a set of related measures or activities with a long term aim. 4) a sheet or booklet detailing items or performers at an event. 5) (program) a series of… …   English terms dictionary

  • programme — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} (BrE) (AmE program) noun 1 plan of things to do ADJECTIVE ▪ ambitious, innovative ▪ broad, comprehensive, intensive, major, massive …   Collocations dictionary

  • programme — ▪ I. programme pro‧gramme 1 [ˈprəʊgræm ǁ ˈproʊ ] , program noun [countable] 1. an important plan that will be continued over a period of time: • The airline is halfway through an expansion programme. • The commission is in favour of the auto… …   Financial and business terms

  • programme — I UK [ˈprəʊɡræm] / US [ˈproʊɡræm] noun [countable] Word forms programme : singular programme plural programmes *** Differences between British and American English: programme: In the UK, a programme is usually a set of plans to develop or improve …   English dictionary

  • programme — pro|gramme1 W1S1 BrE program AmE [ˈprəugræm US ˈprou ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(plan)¦ 2¦(television/radio)¦ 3¦(education)¦ 4¦(improvements)¦ 5¦(play/concert)¦ 6¦(list of events)¦ 7¦(machine)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Programme — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Programme », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot programme (du grec programma affiche) …   Wikipédia en Français

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