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Definition of subroutine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

subroutine

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsʌbruːtiːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌbruːtiːn//
 
(also subprogram
BrE BrE//ˈsʌbprəʊɡræm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌbproʊɡræm//
 
)
(computing)
 
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a set of instructions which perform a task within a program
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: subroutine