program

program, schedule, timetable, agenda denote a formulated plan listing things to be done or to take place, especially in their time order.
Program is the term of widest application. It may refer to a mental plan or to one that is written or printed; it may be applied not only to a plan for a meeting, an entertainment, or a service but to one made by an individual in ordering his own day or his own future or to one made by a group that has certain ends in view and proposes their orderly achievement
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what is your program for today?

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the program of a concert

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theater programs

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the Five-Year Plan was the name given the industrialization program of the Soviet Union

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Schedule and timetable stress the importance of the time element and imply a plan of procedure which establishes not only the chronological order of events or steps but also their time limits
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the schedule for a college year

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â schedule of production in a factory

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the timetable life of a New York University student— N. Y. Times

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the timetable for expansion of Soviet power and influence in Asia has been seriously upset— Mosely

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Schedule is sometimes used, but timetable distinctly more often, for ar tabulated list of regularly recurring events (as arrivals and departures of trains or buses)
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a schedule of classes

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it was in October 1839 that George Bradshaw issued the first timetable to show all trains then running in this country—O. S. Nock

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Agenda is applied chiefly to a schedule of the order of business for a meeting.

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