timetable

noun
1 (esp. BrE) list showing the time of events ⇨ See also ↑schedule
ADJECTIVE
busy, full

a full timetable of teaching

college, school, etc.
exam, examination
bus, train, etc.
VERB + TIMETABLE
consult, look at
PREPOSITION
according to the timetable

According to the timetable, the bus should have come in at 9.00.

in a/the timetable

It said in the timetable that a train was due at 5.30.

2 plan of events
ADJECTIVE
detailed (BrE), precise, specific
strict
realistic (esp. BrE)
overall (BrE)
VERB + TIMETABLE
have
agree on, draw up, establish, outline, set, set out
adhere to, follow, keep to

Implementation of the reforms was kept to a very strict timetable.

PREPOSITION
timetable for

The administration refused to set out a specific timetable for troop withdrawal.


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  • timetable — ► NOUN ▪ a list or plan of times at which events are scheduled to take place. ► VERB ▪ schedule to take place at a particular time …   English terms dictionary

  • timetable — [tīm′tā΄bəl] n. a schedule of the times certain things are to happen, esp. of the times of arrival and departure of airplanes, trains, buses, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • timetable — I UK [ˈtaɪmˌteɪb(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms timetable : singular timetable plural timetables ** 1) a) British a list of the times when buses, trains etc arrive and leave a bus/train timetable b) a list of the times of lessons or… …   English dictionary

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