standard operating procedure


standard operating procedure
noun
a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely
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rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries

Hypernyms: ↑operating procedure
Hyponyms: ↑lockstep

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noun

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a set of fixed instructions or steps for carrying out usually routine operations. Abbr.: SOP Also called standing operating procedure.
[1950-55]

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standard operating procedure,
= standing operating procedure. (Cf.standing operating procedure)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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