schedule

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Schedule is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈʃɛdjul/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈskɛ.dʒul/ or IPA: /ˈskɛd.jul/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
schedule

Plural
schedules

A school schedule
  1. (countable & uncountable) A schedule is a plan of things that are happening and the times when they happen.
    He visits each village in his or her area on a weekly schedule.
    The train is right on schedule.
    The meeting was running 10 minutes ahead of schedule.
    His doctors told him to cut down on his work schedule.
  2. (countable) (formal) A schedule is a list, usually one with prices.
    Please see the enclosed schedule of costs for facilities and activities.

Verb[change]

Plain form
schedule

Third-person singular
schedules

Past tense
scheduled

Past participle
scheduled

Present participle
scheduling

  1. (transitive) If you schedule something, you make a plan for when and where it will happen.
    The party was originally scheduled for June 5th.

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