By Richard Tyson 

The word “routine,” used as a noun, is defined as “a sequence of actions regularly followed, a fixed program.” As a verb, it is the act of organizing a function or process according to specific activities consistently followed, as in “the system had been routined to assure uniform high-quality results.” As an adjective, it communicates an unswerving schedule of activities, e.g., “employees routinely take these actions every week.”

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