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rou·tine

 (ro͞o-tēn′)
n.
1.
a. A set of customary or unchanging and often mechanically performed activities or procedures: a routine of housework. See Synonyms at method.
b. The practice of such activities or procedures: "Routine had caused stagnation" (Garry Wills).
2. A scripted piece of entertainment, especially in a nightclub or theater: The audience laughed at the comedian's routine.
3. Slang A particular kind of behavior or activity: Must you go into your hurt routine when you don't get your way?
4. Computers A set of programming instructions designed to perform a specific limited task.
adj.
1. In accord with established procedure: a routine check of passports.
2. Habitual; regular: made his routine trip to the store.
3. Having no special quality; ordinary: a routine day.

[French, from route, route, from Old French; see route.]

rou·tine′ly adv.
rou·tin′ism n.
rou·tin′ist n.

routine

(ruːˈtiːn)
n
1. a usual or regular method of procedure, esp one that is unvarying
2. (Computer Science) computing a program or part of a program performing a specific function: an input routine; an output routine.
3. (Dancing) a set sequence of dance steps
4. informal a hackneyed or insincere speech
adj
of, relating to, or characteristic of routine
[C17: from Old French, from route a customary way, route]
rouˈtinely adv

rou•tine

(ruˈtin)

n.
1. a customary or regular course of procedure: office routine.
2. habitual, unvarying, unimaginative, or rote procedure.
3. a set of instructions directing a computer to perform a specific task.
4. a rehearsed act, performance, or part of a performance: a comic routine; a dance routine.
5. an unvarying and often repeated piece of behavior or formula of speech: He'd give me that brotherly love routine.
adj.
6. of the nature of, proceeding by, or adhering to routine.
7. dull or uninteresting; commonplace.
[1670–80; < French, derivative of route route]
rou•tine′ly, adv.
rou•tine′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.routine - an unvarying or habitual method or procedureroutine - an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
rat race - an exhausting routine that leaves no time for relaxation
groove, rut - a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut"
2.routine - a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer programroutine - a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
showstopper, show-stopper, stopper - an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
3.routine - a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer programroutine - a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
cataloged procedure - a set of control statements that have been placed in a library and can be retrieved by name
contingency procedure - an alternative to the normal procedure; triggered if an unusual but anticipated situation arises
library routine - a debugged routine that is maintained in a program library
random number generator - a routine designed to yield a random number
recursive routine - a routine that can call itself
reusable routine - a routine that can be loaded once and executed repeatedly
executive routine, supervisory routine - a routine that coordinates the operation of subroutines
tracing routine - a routine that provides a chronological record of the execution of a computer program
service routine, utility routine - a routine that can be used as needed
Adj.1.routine - found in the ordinary course of eventsroutine - found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
ordinary - not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"

routine

noun
1. procedure, programme, way, order, practice, method, pattern, formula, custom, usage, wont The players had to change their daily routine.
3. (Informal) performance, sketch, turn, line, act, bit (informal), piece, spiel (informal) like a Marx Brothers routine

routine

noun
1. A course of action to be followed regularly:
round (often used in plural), track.
2. A habitual, laborious, often tiresome course of action:
Informal: grind.
Slang: groove.
3. Slang. A particular kind of activity:
Informal: bit.
adjective
Translations
روتيـنروتين، رَتابَه، وَتيرَه واحِدَهروتيني: عادي، مُنْتَظَم، رَتيب، وَتيري
běžná praxeběžnýběžný postupobvyklý
rutinerutine-rutinemæssig
rutiinirutiininomainen
rutina
rutin
vanaverkvenja, vani
決まりきった仕事
정해진 과정
įprasta tvarkanustatyta darbų seka
ierastā kārtībakārtējaisparasts
bežná prax
redni potekrutinski
rutin
กิจวัตรประจำ
hoạt động thường xuyên

routine

[ruːˈtiːn]
A. N
1. (= normal procedure) → rutina f
the daily routinela rutina diaria
the school routinela rutina escolar
she went through the routine of introducing everyonehizo las presentaciones de rigor
as a matter of routinecomo parte de la rutina
people entering the country are asked certain questions as a matter of routinecomo parte de la rutina a la gente que entra en el país se le hacen ciertas preguntas
schoolchildren were tested for tuberculosis as a matter of routinede forma rutinaria or rutinariamente se les hacía a los alumnos la prueba de la tuberculosis
2. (esp Theat) → número m
dance routinenúmero m de baile
exercise routinetabla f de ejercicios
3. (= spiel) he gave me the old routine about his wife not understanding himme vino con la historia de siempre de que su mujer no le entendía
he went through his sales routinemetió el típico rollo de vendedor
4. (Comput) → rutina f
B. ADJ [test, check-up, maintenance, inspection] → de rutina; [matter, problem] → rutinario; [work] → habitual, de rutina
to make routine enquirieshacer averiguaciones rutinarias or de rutina
it's just routinees cosa de rutina
reports of thefts had become almost routinelas denuncias de robos se habían convertido en algo casi habitual
on a routine basisde forma rutinaria

routine

[ruːˈtiːn]
n
(= normal procedure) → routine f
It's part of my daily routine → Cela fait partie de ma routine quotidienne.
They reorganised their routine
BUT Ils ont réorganisé leurs procédures.
as a matter of routine → par routine
training routine → programme m d'entraînement
exercise routine → programme m d'exercice
(= drudgery) → routine f
a break from routine → une manière de sortir de la routine
(= act) → numéro m
a comedy routine → un numéro de comédie
a dance routine → un numéro de danse
adj
[questions, enquiries, maintenance] → de routine; [procedure] → d'usage; [tests] → de routine; [check, inspection, patrol] → de routine
(= boring) [life, job] → routinier/ière

routine

n
Routine f (also Comput); business or office routineBüroroutine f; as a matter of routineroutinemäßig
(Dancing, Skating) → Figur f; (Gymnastics) → Übung f; he gave me the old routine about his wife not understanding himer kam mit der alten Geschichte, dass seine Frau ihn nicht versteht
adjRoutine-, routinemäßig; routine dutiestägliche Pflichten pl; routine examinationRoutineuntersuchung f; routine flightRoutineflug m; on a routine basisroutinemäßig; to be routine procedureRoutine(sache) sein; it was quite routinees war eine reine Formsache; reports of bloodshed had become almost routineBerichte über Blutvergießen waren fast zur Gewohnheit geworden or waren fast an der Tagesordnung

routine

[ruːˈtiːn]
1. n (normal procedure) → ordinaria amministrazione f; (study routine, work routine) → ritmo di lavoro (Theatre) → numero (Comput) → sottoprogramma m
daily routine → routine f, tran tran m
2. adj (duties, work) → abituale; (inspection, medical examination) → periodico/a; (questions) → di prammatica
the meeting was just routine → si è trattato di un incontro di normale amministrazione
routine procedure → prassi f

routine

(ruːˈtiːn) noun
a regular, fixed way of doing things. one's daily routine; One needs some routine.
adjective
regular; ordinary. routine work.

routine

روتيـن běžný postup rutine Routine ρουτίνα rutina rutiini routine rutina routine 決まりきった仕事 정해진 과정 routine rutine rutyna rotina обычный режим rutin กิจวัตรประจำ sıradan hoạt động thường xuyên 常规

routine

n. rutina, hábito, costumbre; a. rutinario-a.

routine

adj rutinario; n rutina; daily — rutina diaria or cotidiana
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