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procedure

pro·ce·dure

procedure

 
pronunciation:
pr si jr
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part of speech: noun
definition: steps that must be taken in order to do something.
Follow the proper procedure for leaving the building during a fire alarm.
 
synonyms:
method, process, routine, system
similar words:
means, step, strategy, technique, way
derivations: procedural (adj.), procedurally (adv.)
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The word procedure contains the following parts:
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess Latin root that means to go; to go back or yield