pro·​gram·​mat·​ic ˌprō-grə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce programmatic (audio)
: relating to program music
: of, relating to, resembling, or having a program
programmatically adverb

Examples of programmatic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company will continue working with Microsoft for some programmatic capabilities, but intends to debut its own technology by the second quarter of next year in the U.S. and arond the world by the end of 2025. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 15 May 2024 And the company is expanding its roster of buy-side programmatic partners beyond Microsoft later this summer to include The Trade Desk, Google’s Display & Video 360, and Magnite. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 May 2024 The harsh fiscal reality not only may doom expansion of the programmatic gains that those on the left championed, but imperil their very existence just as the additional benefits begin kicking in. Dan Walters, The Mercury News, 5 Apr. 2024 The three collaborators then connected this programmatic choreography to video game NPCs (non-playable characters) and to midcentury Broadway – where social malaise became spectacle. Ben Croll, Variety, 4 Apr. 2024 Explore our comprehensive digital marketing solutions, including programmatic marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, search engine marketing, native advertising and more. Sponsored Content, The Mercury News, 29 Mar. 2024 Burton viewed Commonwealth as reviving the programmatic model through its representation of artists whose biographies weave through the West Coast and reflect the region’s economic and racial diversity. Zachary Small, New York Times, 27 Feb. 2024 Although a programmatic overhaul is now underway, no one can yet say just how—or when—the Mars Sample Return (MSR) initiative will succeed, and lawmakers have threatened the project with outright cancellation. Leonard David, Scientific American, 11 Jan. 2024 The grants may be used for operating or programmatic needs. Allana Haynes, Baltimore Sun, 29 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of programmatic was in 1896

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“Programmatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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