programme

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(BrE) (AmE program) noun
1 plan of things to do
ADJECTIVE
ambitious, innovative
broad, comprehensive, intensive, major, massive, radical

a comprehensive programme of economic reform

modest
long-term
regular
varied

a varied programme of entertainment

pilot

The pilot programme of vaccination proved successful.

party, political
government
collaborative, joint

joint programmes between government and industry

national, nationwide
action, development, improvement, modernization, privatization, research
recycling
economic, expenditure, financial, investment, marketing, recovery, spending

Mr Brown called for a national recovery programme.

austerity, closure (BrE), cost-cutting (esp. BrE)

The company began a major cost-cutting programme which involved 1 700 job losses.

aid, assistance, relief, welfare
mentoring (esp. AmE), outreach

Support is provided through the community outreach programme.

instructional, tutoring (both AmE)
assessment, testing
care, health, health-care

a community-care programme for psychiatric patients

screening, treatment, vaccination

a diabetes treatment programme

large-scale screening programmes of newborns

rehab (informal), rehabilitation

She helped him get into a drug rehab programme.

inpatient, outpatient
residential

a residential drug treatment programme

crime-prevention, drug-prevention, etc.
breeding, building, conservation, defence/defense, missile, nuclear, rebuilding, weapons

Female seals are needed for the breeding programme.

exercise, weight-loss, workout (esp. AmE)
internship (AmE), residency (esp. AmE)

a residency programme for artists

accredited, certificate, certification (all AmE)

students in an accredited journalism programme

college, school (both esp. AmE)
graduate, undergraduate (both esp. AmE)
degree, doctoral, Master's (all esp. AmE)

students enrolled on the two-year MA degree programme

academic (esp. AmE), education, educational, literacy, training, vocational
English, history, physics, science, etc. (all esp. AmE)
after-school (esp. AmE)

an after-school science programme that promotes science literacy

online (esp. AmE)

The foundation's online learning programme brings the classroom to you.

two-year, three-year, etc. (all esp. AmE)

a two-year master's programme

VERB + PROGRAMME/PROGRAM
agree, agree on, develop, draw up, establish, have, initiate, institute, organize, plan, set up
outline

The course leader outlined the programme we would be following.

administer, carry out, conduct, implement, launch, run
expand
offer

The college offers a wide variety of programmes of study.

finance, fund

How is the programme to be financed?

begin, embark on, enter, start, undertake
enrol/enroll in, enrol/enroll on (both esp. AmE)

She enrolled in a Master's programme in American history

attend

He must attend a sex offenders' programme.

follow, pursue
complete
cancel, scrap

The government says it will scrap all of its nuclear programmes.

coordinate, oversee

He is coordinating a Europe-wide research programme into treatments for prostate cancer.

PROGRAMME/PROGRAM + VERB
aim to, allow (sb) sth, be aimed at sb/sth, be designed to

The programme aims to increase employment.

include sth, involve sb/sth
offer sth, provide sth
target sb/sth

an exercise programme targeting those weak points

focus on

a graduate programme that focuses on a chosen profession

PREPOSITION
in a/the programme, on the/your programme

What's on your programme today (= What are your plans)?

programme for

What's the programme for (= What are we going to do) tomorrow?

programme of

a programme of lectures

a program of study (AmE)

PHRASES
the aim of a programme, the objective of a programme, the purpose of a programme
2 radio/television show
ADJECTIVE
radio, television, TV
current-affairs, documentary, factual (all esp. BrE)
news
comedy
children's
cookery (BrE), cooking (AmE), music, religious, wildlife, etc.
call-in (AmE), phone-in (BrE)
digital
flagship (esp. BrE)

BBC radio's flagship news programme

VERB + PROGRAMME/PROGRAM
see, watch
listen to
record
do, make
host, present

a news programme hosted by Freddie Greenan

air, broadcast, screen, show
sponsor
cancel, scrap
PREPOSITION
in a/the programme

In today's programme, we'll be giving you advice on how to manage your money.

on a/the programme

He appeared on the programme last night.

programme about, programme on

I saw a good programme on owls last night.

3 booklet for a play/concert/event
ADJECTIVE
concert, theatre/theater
match, race
PREPOSITION
in the programme

Her name doesn't appear in the concert programme.

4 order of events
ADJECTIVE
exciting, interesting
musical, sporting (BrE)
VERB + PROGRAMME/PROGRAM
arrange, draw up, plan, organize

We're planning an exciting programme of activities.

PROGRAMME/PROGRAM + VERB
consist of sth, include sth
PREPOSITION
programme of

a programme of 17th-century music

PHRASES
a programme of events

The programme of events also includes a parade and poetry recitations.

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verb
Programme/program is used with these nouns as the object: ↑computer, ↑video

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
, , , (of public performance)


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