- procedure pro‧ce‧dure [prəˈsiːdʒə ǁ -ər] noun[countable, uncountable] the official or accepted way of doing something, especially something that is done often:
• We have hired an accounting firm to evaluate our audit procedures.procedure for
• The bank must review its procedure for maintaining adequate loan-loss reserves.
• a lapse in procedure (= an occasion when the normal procedure is not followed )
• The police complaints procedure provides a formal mechanism for citizens to lodge complaints about instances of police misconduct.— procedural adjective :
• The case was overturned on procedural grounds.disˈpute proˌcedure also disputes procedure [countable]HUMAN RESOURCES an official process that a company follows in order to find a satisfactory way of dealing with a serious disagreement between people within the company or between the company and its workers:
• The existing disputes procedure enables us to resolve most disputes internally.ˌstandard ˈoperating proˌcedure abbreviation SOP [countable, uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCESthe official process that people in a company, organization etc should follow when doing a particular thing
* * *procedural UK US /prəˈsiːdʒʊrəl/ adjective► relating to the usual or official way in which something is done: »
The crew of the flight committed numerous procedural violations before taking off from the wrong runway and crashing.»
So the first solution I would describe is procedural, applying a formula and doing a calculation.»
Financial and business terms. 2012.