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Main Entry: process

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  • process — ▪ I. process pro‧cess 1 [ˈprəʊses ǁ ˈprɑː ] noun 1. [countable] a series of actions taken to perform a particular task or achieve a particular result: • simpler design and manufacturing processes • Industry executives said ABC s plans would slow… …   Financial and business terms

  • process — pro|cess1 W1S2 [ˈprəuses US ˈpra: ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: proces, from Latin processus, from procedere; PROCEED] 1.) a series of actions that are done in order to achieve a particular result ▪ the Israeli Egyptian peace… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • process — 1 noun (C) 1 a series of natural developments or events that produce gradual change: Coal was formed out of dead forests by a slow process of chemical change. | the digestive process 2 a series of actions that someone takes in order to achieve a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • process*/*/*/ — [ˈprəʊses] noun [C] I 1) a series of things that happen naturally and that have a particular result Changes occur in the body because of the process of ageing.[/ex] 2) a series of actions that you take that have a particular result Learning a… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bring sth about phrasal — verb (T) to make something happen: Computers have brought about many changes in the workplace. bring sb/sth around/round phrasal verb (T) 1 bring the conversation around/round to to deliberately and gradually introduce a new subject into a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • List of Sonic the Hedgehog comic book characters — This article lists the fictional characters in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. Contents 1 Cast creation and influence 2 Main characters 2.1 Antoine D Coolette 2.2 …   Wikipedia

  • stay the course — see under ↑stay1 • • • Main Entry: ↑course stay the course To endure to the end of the race or other trial of one s stamina and staying power • • • Main Entry: ↑stay * * * stay the course phrase to continue doing something despite difficulties …   Useful english dictionary

  • farm sth out — UK US farm sth out Phrasal Verb with farm({{}}/fɑːm/ verb [I or T] PRODUCTION INFORMAL ► to employ another company or person to do work for you rather than doing it yourself: »Factory assembly is usually the step in the manufacturing process that …   Financial and business terms

  • reinvent the wheel — To return, usu by a circuitous and complex process, to a simple device or method • • • Main Entry: ↑reinvent * * * reinvent the wheel phrase to waste time and effort trying to do something that someone else has already done well Thesaurus: to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • set — 1 /set/ verb past tense and past participle set PUT DOWN 1 PUT (transitive always + adv/prep) to carefully put something down somewhere, especially something that is difficult to carry: set sth down/on etc: She set the tray down on a table next… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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