|Origin:||procédure, from Old French proceder; PROCEED|
pro‧ce‧dure S3 W2 [uncountable and countable]
a way of doing something, especially the correct or usual way [↪ process]
What's the procedure for applying for a visa?
correct/proper/normal etc procedure
This is standard procedure for getting rid of toxic waste.
On board, we were given the usual talk on safety procedures (=what to do if an accident happens, or to prevent an accident).
a medical treatment or operation:
Liposuction is a minor surgical procedure.