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standing operating procedure

noun, Military.

standard operating procedure

noun
1.
a set of fixed instructions or steps for carrying out usually routine operations.
Abbreviation: SOP.
Also called standing operating procedure.
Origin of standard operating procedure
1950-1955
1950-55
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