standard procedure

standard procedure
noun
a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely
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rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries

Hypernyms: ↑operating procedure
Hyponyms: ↑lockstep

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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