Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: programme
IPA transcription: [pɹ'oʊɡɹ,æm]
Pronunciations of programme
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: program, programme
    Meaning: a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours"
  • Synonyms: plan, program, programme
    Meaning: a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
  • Synonyms: program, programme
    Meaning: a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program"
  • Synonyms: program, programme, computer_program, computer_programme
    Meaning: (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
  • Synonyms: broadcast, program, programme
    Meaning: a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
  • Synonyms: course_of_study, program, programme, curriculum, syllabus
    Meaning: an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
  • Synonyms: program, programme
    Meaning: an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event; "you can't tell the players without a program"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: program, programme
    Meaning: arrange a program of or for; "program the 80th birthday party"
  • Synonyms: program, programme
    Meaning: write a computer program
Usage examples
  • "Our programme?" said the officer.
  • From programme music came the symphonic poem of which Franz Liszt was the creator.
  • For Clara, losing all vivacity, tore up her dance programme and threw it in the fender.
  • The centre of gravity, however, lay not in composition of such a Government, but in its acceptance of the programme of the Congress of Soviets.
  • There was a note on the programme, saying that the "incidental music" would be from the opera "Traviata," which was made from the same story as the play.
  • I should like to know if Mr. Fogg foresaw this mishap in his programme! And here's an engineer who doesn't dare to run the locomotive into this herd of beasts!"
  • This brings us to Hector Berlioz, the famous French symphonist, the exponent par excellence of programme music, that is, music intended to illustrate a special story.
  • The programme (which is indispensable to the perfect comprehension of the work) ought therefore to be considered in the light of the spoken text of an opera, serving to lead up to the piece of music, and indicate the character and expression."
  • "Which is the result of enjoying yourself," said Mrs. Durrant severely, surveying the dance programme all scored with the same initials, or rather they were different ones this time--R.B. instead of E.M.; Richard Bonamy it was now, the young man with the Wellington nose.
  • It has three requirements: The comprehension of the programme as a whole,--for Chopin writes according to a programme, to the situations in life best known to, and understood by himself; and in an adequate manner; the conquest of the stupendous difficulties in complicated figures, winding harmonies and formidable passages.
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