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 for Programme
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Programme \Pro"gramme\, n. [L. programma a public proclamation,
     manifesto, Gr. pro`gramma, fr. progra`fein to write before or
     in public; pro` before, forth + gra`fein to write; cf. F.
     programme. See Graphic.]
     That which is written or printed as a public notice or
     advertisement; a scheme; a prospectus; especially, a brief
     outline or explanation of the order to be pursued, or the
     subjects embraced, in any public exercise, performance, or
     entertainment; a preliminary sketch.
     [1913 Webster]
     Programme music (Mus.), descriptive instrumental music
        which requires an argument or programme to explain the
        meaning of its several movements.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a
           theatrical or sporting event; "you can't tell the players
           without a program" [syn: program, programme]
      2: an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to
         a new program at the university" [syn: course of study,
         program, programme, curriculum, syllabus]
      3: a radio or television show; "did you see his program last
         night?" [syn: broadcast, program, programme]
      4: (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer
         can interpret and execute; "the program required several
         hundred lines of code" [syn: program, programme,
         computer program, computer programme]
      5: a system of projects or services intended to meet a public
         need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works";
         "working mothers rely on the day care program" [syn:
         program, programme]
      6: a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be
         accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed
         plans for a new bond issue" [syn: plan, program,
      7: a performance (or series of performances) at a public
         presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours" [syn:
         program, programme]
      v 1: write a computer program [syn: program, programme]
      2: arrange a program of or for; "program the 80th birthday
         party" [syn: program, programme]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "programme":
     abstract, activities, affairs, agenda, arrange, bill of fare, book,
     broadcast, calendar, concert, curriculum, description, design,
     events, formulate, lay out, list, listing, map out, menu, organize,
     outline, performance, plan, prearrange, precis, presentation,
     proceedings, production, prospectus, protocol, recital, routine,
     schedule, scheme, set up, show, slate, summary, syllabus, synopsis,
     telecast, television play

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