What is the procedure?
The word "procedure" came from the Latinprocedure - "go ahead." In a more extensive explanation, the procedure is an action that must be taken to achieve a result, for example, to summarize in the accounting department or to treat the patient. Also, the procedure denotes an interrelated sequence of actions. Let us consider in more detail what the procedure is, depending on what it is.
Where is the term "procedure" used?
This word can be found in absolutely different spheres, which have nothing in common with each other.
- Medical procedure - the order of actions, which is aimed at achieving the result with the goal of improving the patient.
- In programming, the procedure isone of the types of subroutines, is an independent named part of the program. After a single launch, it can later be called regularly to perform certain actions and tasks.
- The customs procedure is a set of norms,which determine the decisions, orders and use of goods in a given customs territory or outside it. There are about 17 types of customs procedures in the customs code of the Russian Federation.
- There is also a bankruptcy procedure when an enterprise is bankrupt in order to withdraw the last money from it or not to pay its debts.
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