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standard operating procedure

noun

Definition of STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE

:  established or prescribed methods to be followed routinely for the performance of designated operations or in designated situations —called also standing operating procedure

First Known Use of STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE

1952

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