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routine

División en sílabas: rou·tine
Pronunciación: /ro͞oˈtēn
 
/

Definición de routine en inglés:

sustantivo

1A sequence of actions regularly followed; a fixed program: I settled down into a routine of work and sleep as a matter of routine a report will be sent to the director
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You got your work done then, so that when the weekends came around, there would be no routines to follow or work to be done.
  • Each day, they followed a strict routine of work, ritual baths, and prayer.
  • They followed the same routine with other aspects of the project.
Sinónimos
procedure, practice, pattern, drill, regimen;
program, schedule, plan;
formula, method, system;
customs, habits;
wont
1.1A set sequence in a performance such as a dance or comedy act: he was trying to persuade her to have a tap routine in the play
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For Dinah, the never-ending tap dance routines and smile-this-is-comedy faces are becoming old hat.
  • Many of the performances show amazing dance routines, and songs that fit well into the context of the film.
  • There is one unusual twist in the presentation though: Laurie performs with a DJ, who backs up her routines with minimalist dance music.
Sinónimos
act, performance, number, turn, piece
informal spiel, patter, shtick
1.2 Computing A sequence of instructions for performing a task that forms a program or a distinct part of one.
Example sentences
  • MPI provides many communication routines to aid the programmer in developing inter-process communication.
  • I created these menus and routines for both programs so that users need only be familiar with that menu to be productive in either one with minimal training.
  • A simple program calls the crypt routine, runs the hash on a word and then compares it to the password entry in the file.

adjetivo

Volver al principio  
Performed as part of a regular procedure rather than for a special reason: the principal insisted that this was just a routine annual drill
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It has not only allowed for wage savings but also facilitated a greater amount of control, as well as helping perform routine activities such as backing up files.
  • If you wouldn't mind stepping out of the car, we'll just perform a routine search and be on our way.
  • Many people resent this follow-up, which is simply a routine business procedure for the agent.
Sinónimos

verbo

[with object] rare Volver al principio  
Organize according to a routine: all had been routined with smoothness

Origen

late 17th century (denoting a regular course or procedure): from French, from route 'road' (see route).

Derivados

routinely

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • The authors routinely dress up commonplace observations in the jargon of theory.
  • People routinely have to trust professionals to do their job responsibly.
  • It is true, scientists everywhere, mainly geneticists, do cloning of particular animals almost routinely.

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