program vs programme : Common Errors in English

About program vs programme

“Program” is the spelling for all uses in the US; but in the UK the spelling “programme” is used for broadcasts and schedules of various kinds (musical programme, programme of studies, theatre programme). However, in all computer-related contexts, the UK standard spelling is like the US one: “program.”

program Meaning(s)

  • (n) a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
  • (n) a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
  • (n) a radio or television show
  • (n) a document stating the aims and principles of a political party
  • (n) an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
  • (n) an integrated course of academic studies
  • (n) (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
  • (n) a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation
  • (v) arrange a program of or for
  • (v) write a computer program

programme Meaning(s)

  • (n) an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
  • (n) an integrated course of academic studies
  • (n) a radio or television show
  • (n) (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
  • (n) a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
  • (n) a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
  • (n) a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation
  • (v) write a computer program
  • (v) arrange a program of or for

program in News

  1. Program analyst receives Navy Meritorious Civilian Award

    A Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) program analyst at Naval Air Station Patuxent River recently received the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award for his efforts with the Southern Maryland Mechanical Engineering Program.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: DCMilitary.com

  2. Program created to lessen pedestrian deaths in Orlando

    The Best Foot Forward program is cracking down on drivers in Orlando who don't yield to pedestrians at crosswalks. According to Transportation America, Orlando is the most dangerous place to walk in the U.S. Law enforcement has put the program in place with hopes of lessening the amount of pedestrian deaths. According to officials, a pedestrian is killed every week in Central Florida. Local ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Local 6 Orlando

  3. Program to teach Edwardian era hairstyles June 22

    ELIZABETH — A program to teach Edwardian era hairstyles will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. June 22 at The 1876 Banwarth House and Museum, 408 E. Sycamore St., Elizabeth.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Journal-Standard

programme in News

  1. Gold extends gains as stocks tumble, dollar falls

    By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold extended gains into a second session on Thursday, as Asian stock markets fell sharply and the U.S dollar dropped to a 10-week low on persistent uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's massive stimulus programme. Investors were still weighing the Bank of Japan's decision on Tuesday to leave its policies unchanged and Standard & Poor's Monday upgrade ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Transactions in connection with share buyback programme in FLSmidth & Co. A/S

    Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 13-2013, 11 June 2013 On 21 May 2013, FLSmidth announced a share buyback programme in accordance with the provisions of Commission ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  3. haart embarks on lettings expansion programme in South London

    haart has embarked on a lettings expansion programme across South London – starting in Tooting. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/estate-agent/london/prweb10817940.htm
    on June 11, 2013 Source: PRWeb

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