operating procedure

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Noun1.operating procedure - a procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situationoperating procedure - a procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situation
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"
standard operating procedure, standard procedure, standing operating procedure, SOP - a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely; "rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries"
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MBI in a statement said its enforcement officers were carrying out their duties against dog owners and stray dogs consistent with the standard operating procedure.
The authority has also developed a Standard Operating Procedure for lodging complaints and their disposals.
"Pilots followed the SoP (Standard operating Procedure) and landed safely in Varanasi.
However, she said her research revealed that compulsory pregnancy testing is a standard operating procedure in medical schools.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian today called for an end to the apparent standard operating procedure (SOP) of the police to shoot alleged criminals before verifying their identities.
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Doyle explained, “Standard operating procedure and best practices: I redefine those a little bit; using the term: process.
THE Centre will send a strong message to the Chhattisgarh government saying the special police Officers ( SPOs) violated the standard operating procedure by hitching a ride in two civilian buses, one of which was blown up by the Naxals.
HARD TO BELIEVE it's been a whole decade since Michael Graves began working with Target, the first major design personality to lend his name to a discount store, a practice that has now become standard operating procedure. Target celebrated the anniversary with this full-page ad in the New York Times a few weeks back, tracing some of the historic highlights from the more than 1,000 products Graves has created for Target and suggesting that as usual at Target, we can Expect More.
Based primarily on interviews with Soldiers and other personnel with direct knowledge and involvement at Abu Ghraib, Standard Operating Procedure examines the context surrounding the infamous photographs that emerged from the American-run prison in Iraq.
This story vividly illustrates how the drug war is waged--and why that standard operating procedure needs to stop.
Unrighteousness, evil, corruption, perversion, and death are now standard operating procedure in the United States of America.

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