routine


routine
01. I'm fed up with my daily [routine].
02. I have to go for my [routine] check up next week.
03. The Beatles are [routinely] described as the most important pop group in history.
04. Figure skater Elvis Stojko's [routine] is probably the most technically difficult program in the competition.
05. Doctors found a tumor in her breast during a [routine] medical examination.
06. You need to take a holiday to get away from the boring [routine] of the office for a while.
07. Her dance [routine] was the highlight of the evening.
08. Shunryu Suzuki once said that zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday [routine].
09. It always takes people time to get used to changes in their [routine].
10. Human rights activists in that country are [routinely] imprisoned by the government.
11. Why don't you just walk around the offices, and get to know the [routine] here before trying to get any work done today?
12. A jet fighter has crashed during a [routine] training mission, killing the pilot and destroying the multi-million dollar aircraft.
13. Every time my dog meets another dog they go through this whole [routine] of sniffing each other's bums.
14. There is a Japanese proverb which states that character can be built on daily [routine].
15. My job is very [routine], and doesn't require any skill, but I don't mind because I find it very relaxing, and it allows me to do a lot of thinking.
16. Some [routine] medical tests and exams can find serious problems, or even save your life.
17. If specific situations trigger your desire to smoke, changing your [routine] may help you to quit.
18. Waste products are [routinely] labelled as agricultural, industrial or municipal.

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  • Routine — may refer to: * Routine, as a course of normative, standardized actions or procedures that are followed regularly, oftentimes repetitiously; * Choreographed routine, an orchestrated dance involving several performers; * Comedy routine, a comedic… …   Wikipedia

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  • Routine — Sf std. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. routine, einer Ableitung von Route. Gemeint ist die Geschicklichkeit, die durch wiederkehrende Übung erworben wird, so wie der mehrfach begangene Weg geläufig wird. Adjektiv: routiniert.    Ebenso… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • routine — ► NOUN 1) a sequence of actions regularly followed; a fixed unvarying programme. 2) a set sequence in a theatrical or comic performance. ► ADJECTIVE 1) performed as part of a regular procedure: a routine inspection. 2) characteristic of routine;… …   English terms dictionary

  • routine — [ro͞o tēn′] n. [Fr < route: see ROUTE] 1. a regular, more or less unvarying procedure, customary, prescribed, or habitual, as of business or daily life 2. such procedure in general [to dislike routine] 3. a theatrical skit or act ☆ 4. a series …   English World dictionary

  • routine — (n.) 1670s, from Fr. routine usual course of action, beaten path from route way, path, course (see ROUTE (Cf. route)) + subst. suffix ine. Theatrical sense is from 1926. The adjective is attested from 1817, from the noun …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Routine — Rou*tine , n. [F., fr. route a path, way, road. See {Route}, {Rote}repetition.] 1. A round of business, amusement, or pleasure, daily or frequently pursued; especially, a course of business or offical duties regularly or frequently returning.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Routine — (fr., spr. Rutin), 1) Geschäftsfertigkeit, Geläufigkeit, Erfahrenheit; 2) eine mehr aus häufiger Übung in einer Kunst, als durch Studium ihrer Theorie u. Regeln erlangte Fertigkeit darin. Daher Routinier (spr. Rutinich), einer welcher viel R.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Routine — (franz., spr. ru ), auf Übung beruhende Gewandtheit und Fertigkeit; in der Theatersprache neuerdings mit dem Beigeschmack einer glänzenden, aber erstarrten Manier gebraucht. An Bord der Kriegsschiffe die Zeiteinteilung für den Dienst (daher Hafen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon