In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(schedule of events)programa masculinewhat's your program for tomorrow? — ¿qué programa / planes tienes para mañana?
- A whole series of programmes are being planned to promote awareness.
- The other events include debate, cultural programmes and lectures.
- The programme at the picnic included competitions - foot races, three legged races, and Blind Man's Buff.
- An Advent programme is being planned for the coming weeks with a special Youth Mass being organised for Advent.
- There is a full programme of events planned when all classes take part in nativity plays and parents and friends are invited to attend.
- The Royal Cliff Beach resort also has an extensive program of recreational activities available throughout the week.
- They have put together a programme of events which includes a free barbecue, a Tug of War competition and a rodeo bull.
- Their programs include performances, tours and workshops that allow musicians to hone their skills and showcase their talents to the general public.
- An extensive programme of activities will be put on to promote physical development and make a positive impact on the health of residents of the borough.
- A programme of social events is now being planned over the next eight months to pay for Victorian-style lamps to be installed along the seawall footpaths.
- Raymond Otto, from Soweto, visited the school last Friday as part of a weekly programme of events looking at performing arts.
- Future plans and programmes were discussed at the gathering.
- As a part of the festival, bird-watching tours, a fishermen exhibition, boat race and a series of cultural programmes are being planned.
- This year we have a programme of exhibition already planned for the rest of the year.
- Villagers plan a programme of events beginning next month which will run late into the autumn.
- A top band has been lined up again this year and all the old attractions are to be included in a great programme of events as in the former years.
- A programme of events are planned that will appeal to the whole family.
- The project aims to improve educational opportunities and create a programme of activities targeted towards specific audiences.
- This is a very exciting addition to the programme and performances are planned for Christmas and June 2003.
- Planning the programme for this event is a big undertaking and the dedicated workers are each endeavouring to make it a real success.
1.2(for a performance, concert)programa masculine
- The arrangements of two Asian cultural events planned for Sunday were changed after the festival programme was printed.
- Team sheets, signed programmes and a players' treatment table from the 1930s will also be up for grabs.
- Everything from a giant City shirt, the two penalty spots, changing room pegs, turnstiles, team sheets and signed programmes will be available.
- ‘Finding all those programmes, letters and sheet music brought back so many memories,’ she says.
- There are 14 races, each outlined in impenetrable statistical detail in the official programme.
- Painton dwells briefly on the possible symbolism of rose windows and details typical decorative programmes.
- Even at this stage of the season the excuses are plentiful, and a number of them were detailed in the programme.
1.3US(educational course) curso masculine(syllabus) programa masculinehe went to Rome on an exchange program — viajó a Roma en un programa de intercambio
2(plan)programa masculinea public health/research program — un programa de salud pública/de investigación
- a long-term program for reforestation — un programa de reforestación a largo plazo
- Iowa State has created a mentoring program for college students planning development careers.
- Treatment consists of a long-term programme of physical activity and, when necessary, anti-inflammatory drugs.
- Most other master's degree programs also require additional education before accepting applied degree holders.
- The production will be accompanied by an extensive outreach program aimed at secondary school students and community groups.
- What were the challenges you faced in getting the two-way bilingual immersion program going?
- The specific reform measures of the programme can be grouped under three broad headings.
- The government is also expected to announce next week its after-school exercise program.
- Planning and implementing a comprehensive program of premarital education in the congregation is not easy.
- Because of the war, aid workers have frequently had to evacuate their posts, making it difficult to establish any long-term programs.
- These constraints have made it difficult for staff to reach the rural populace they aim to serve through training programs and related activities.
- The legislation would establish a certification program run by the state Department of Health.
- The program should provide long-term strategies to deal with weight problems you may have in the future.
- Another new feature allows prospective students to type their interests into a search engine that responds with related college programs.
- The Center sponsors an educational outreach program in neighboring high schools and elementary schools and 32 national sites.
- The success of a church is not measured by its membership, physical assets, programmes or activities.
- The next step in developing a training program involves the delivery format.
- Nascar has started an internship program geared toward minority college students.
- Arizona teacher certificate programs do not provide any teachers for weekend Chinese schools.
- The city has been offering three-day educational training programs to potential taxi drivers before they apply for a vocational license.
- Community-based education programs are designed by local citizens for the good of the community.
- Television programmes broadcast debates between pro- and anti-democracy analysts.
- The programmes broadcast on BBC 101.6 FM range from health and sport to business and music.
- Another unique feature is TiVo's ability to allow you to actually pause and rewind live television broadcast programs.
- Television and radio programmes, especially talk shows, did a great deal to inflame the public.
- The programmes look in detail at the story behind this famous race, with York as a focal point.
- Malls were full of red and white decorations and even TV stations broadcast special programs for the occasion.
- Most talk radio programs follow a rough script that has become familiar to audiences.
- To survive, a commercial broadcaster must produce programmes that audiences want.
- The 25-year-old tells us his next project is filming one of a series of three half-hour programmes, which are likely to be aired on ITV1.
- So if you tune into the radio station this week, we will give you all the details about the programmes and the times they will be broadcast.
- Some of the BBC network business programmes will also broadcast from Belfast on 7 November.
- Channel 4 said that it was also planning a series of special programmes.
- In this business to broadcast 4,000 programmes on the same radio station is a remarkable achievement.
- It is planned to screen the programme in early spring, possibly as a two-parter.
- Election broadcasts and political television programmes are where general elections are won and lost.
- Television programmes, radio talk shows and even online magazines are the results of a lot of hard work.
- BBC World Service broadcasts programmes around the world in 43 languages and is available on radio and online.
- Child Rescue Alert, which interrupts television and radio programmes with newsflashes that a child has been snatched and is at risk of serious harm, will go live early in the new year.
- Many Albanians speak Italian because Italian television programs are broadcast in Albania.
- BBC Radio 2 broadcast a programme devoted to this particular concert earlier this year.
4(on household appliance)programa masculinewash/rinse program — programa de lavado/enjuague
5British programComputingprograma masculinebefore noun program disk — disco del programa masculine
- program library — colección de programas
- His criminal burgling of computer software programs was legendary.
- Computer software programs are improved and developed to the extent they can be shared and adapted.
- There are many spyware/malware programs out there that fall into a category called ‘dialers’.
- Computer software programs are available to help with this task.
- Processing power, therefore, is increasingly determined by software that compiles computer programs into machine code.
- Computer programs have been developed to assist children with learning disability.
- However, many laboratory and computer software programs continue to express results as percentages of predicted normal values.
- However, the draft now allows for direct software patentability of computer programs, data structures and process descriptions.
- Largely distributed by organised cyber theft groups, keyloggers are typically packaged with phishing emails or spyware programs.
- In this case ‘literary works’ covers most computer programs and databases.
- The sharpest increase is expected to occur among workers who design software programs or develop computer databases.
- When we code a computer program, we do not rewrite the entire thing every time something fails to work.
- The code then downloads spyware programs to surfers' PCs, including one that steals credit card numbers and other forms of financial information.
- In order to use FTP, you'll need to download and install a software program on your computer.
- The visual form of data from a computer program is received and stored in a database.
- Computer software programs offer the potential for increased accuracy and precision in data analysis.
- Most people don't comprehend that a spreadsheet is a computer program in and of itself.
- Within three years, it figures a quarter of its models will be smartphones that sport advanced software and run programs just like a computer.
- The technologies we now use are an outgrowth of early, computerized information retrieval programs.
- Previously, businesses needed different software programs for each computer model.
transitive verbprogramming, programmed, programed, programing
1(British also) programme
1.1(schedule)(activities) programar(activities) planear
1.2(instruct)(robot/washing machine) programarthey have been programed to kill — están programados para matar
- By the way, you can also use this service to program in all those anniversaries that you tend to forget as well!
- People are used to point and click, not having to program in a time and channel to get something to record.
- What's new is a technique which lets ordinary card users program in their own spending parameters.
- BT buildings already have touchdown centres in most major cities, where people can program in their own phone number and plug in their laptop.
- This time he programmed his computer to blare loud music directly into his ears, jolting him awake just minutes before Zechariah started to stir.
- The machine is programmed to shut down automatically after six hours of non-stop operation.
- We had spent the last hour and a half trying to program our computer to make pretty patterns but all we got was a line, a squiggle and crashing computers.
- Smith walks over to a computer and punches in numbers to program the machine to cut receivers.
- Today's slot machines are programmed by computer to continually select a series of numbers at random, whether the machine is being played or not.
- Therefore, quantum computers can be programmed in a qualitatively new way.
- Simply put, if a computer programmed by people learns the contents of a communication, and takes action based on what it learns, it invades privacy.
- By the time he was thirty, he was programming computers.
- Those who established the business, programmed the computer or were party to it clearly had a real interest in the venture becoming and continuing to be successful.
- Computers could be programmed to try multiple different phrases or spammers could hire people to manually create accounts.
- Computers are also programmed to throw up details of cars that seem to have a lot of different drivers.
- You can program a computer to simulate a thunderstorm but it's still just that - a simulation.
- During the summer of 1952 she worked for the National Bureau of Standards, learning to program an early computer.
- One week he sat a computing test and the next week he was programming computers.
- The machine is programmed so the pads oil a specific length before they stop.
- Such games hint at how best to program a quantum computer.
- In a DOS attack, a hacker programs a computer, or group of computers, to repeatedly call up a web site, perhaps thousands of times a second.
- The computer was programmed to provide specific responses based upon key words entered.
- At about the same time I taught myself how to write machine code and programmed music on my Commodore 64.
- Most search engines are not programmed to read graphics but instead look for text.
intransitive verbprogramming, programmed, programed, programing
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