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Topic: COMPUTERS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: Old French route; ROUTE1

routine

1 noun
     
rou‧tine1 W3
1 [uncountable and countable] the usual order in which you do things, or the things you regularly do:
John's departure had upset their daily routine.
Try to get into a routine (=develop a fixed order of doing things).
Dressing is a task which we do every day as a matter of routine (=done regularly and not unusual).
2 [countable]APD a set of movements, jokes etc that form part of a performance:
3TD [countable] technicalTD a set of instructions given to a computer so that it will do a particular operation
routinize verb [transitive] American English
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