1Of the nature of or according to a programme, schedule, or method: a programmatic approach to change
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- Part III, Urbanising Landscape, discusses programmatic and other new approaches to significant public open space.
- The Commission used this new flexibility to develop its own regional priorities, and to introduce its own programmatic approach to regional assistance.
- The volume is programmatic in its approach to the status of CEBs.
2Of the nature of programme music: programmatic tone poems and operas
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- Apart from the Faust music, his most remarkable work is the programmatic symphonic poem Macbeth.
- It is perhaps the most programmatic of Mahler's symphonies.
- The piece Wind is reminiscent of a programmatic étude, requiring finger fluency and agility to execute quick pentatonic scale passages in both hands.
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- New technological arts were first cultivated programmatically in the Christian monasteries, which were the seats of learning and which were instrumental in the foundation of our current educational system.
- The newspapers and TV channels claim to render reality visible, but in fact, they diffuse a version of reality in which some events and trends are projected, while others are programmatically edited away.
- At his best, Burke writes in a muscular prose that captures, vividly if programmatically, the ebb and flow of battle, the sheer luck of survival, and the complicated politics of the era.
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