A fixed, step-by-step sequence of activities or course of action (with definite start and end points) that must be followed in the same order to correctly perform a task. Repetitive procedures are called routines. See also method.

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  • The insurance company provides a step-by-step guide to its dispute and complaint procedures for all policy holders to access.

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  • The Doctor surprised me when he told me that he had used a new procedure to repair the tear in the tendon of my leg.

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  • In a work place that has complex interactions among employees, it is important to specify and implement a procedure for core processes.

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